The Civil War was the first major conflict in history to be photographed – and Manhattan portrait artist Mathew Brady was the foremost man behind the camera, as recounted in this excellent history of the origins of photojournalism in America.
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March 10: "The pen trembled in my hand. God alone knew what I was agreeing to and what rights I was signing away."
Anthony Marra and Justin St. Germain are the winners of the 2013 Discover Great New Writers awards.
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