Wurtzel is best known for publishing her memoir, the best-selling Prozac Nation, at the age of 26. The book chronicles her battle with depression while being a college undergraduate and how she was eventually rescued by Prozac after multiple attempts at treatment and suicide attempts.
Elizabeth Lee Wurtzel (born July 31, 1967 in New York City) is an American writer and journalist famous for her work in the confessional memoir genre.Wurtzel was brought up Jewish. Her parents divorced when she was young. As described in her memoir Prozac Nation, Wurtzel's depression began at the ages of 10 to 12. She attended Ramaz for high school and was described as an over-achiever by her teachers, who expected her to become a nationally famous writer. While an undergraduate at Harvard College, she wrote for The Harvard Crimson and the Dallas Morning News, from which she was later fired for plagiarism. Wurtzel also received the 1986 Rolling Stone Magazine College Journalism Award. Following her graduation, Wurtzel moved to Greenwich Village in New York City and found work as pop music critic for The New Yorker and New York Magazine. She is set to graduate from Yale Law School at the end of the 2008 term.
A tearsheet from the September/October issue of Park Place magazine.
I shot the cover as well I was the "principal photographer" for this book., meaning have close to 100 images published there.
I shot the cover for the Art magazine Tiwimuta, created by the fashion designer Andre Walker.The cover is embossed in metal.