Biography for Seabiscuit : An American Legend

Random House, Inc.
Laura Hillenbrand has been writing about Thoroughbred racing since 1988 and has been a contributing writer/editor to EQUUS magazine since 1989. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, American Heritage, The Washington Post, and many other publications. She is a two-time winner of the Eclipse Award, the highest journalistic honor in Thoroughbred racing. She served as a consultant on the Universal Pictures movie based on this book as well as a PBS documentary on Seabiscuit's life. Born in Fairfax, Virginia, Hillenbrand attended Kenyon College and currently lives in Washington, D.C. She can be reached via the Internet at