Christopher Hitchens writes a column for Slate, an online magazine and is Contributing Editor to The Atlantic Monthly and Vanity Fair. He is best-selling author of God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisions Everything and Why Orwell Matters, among others. He's written for a variety of publications, including The Nation, Harpers, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and the New York Times Book Review.
Mr. Hitchens was born in Portsmouth, England and educated at the Leys School, Cambridge and Balliol College, Oxford. He came to the United States in 1981.