Bronwen Dickey is a contributing editor at The Oxford American and the author of Pit Bull: The Battle over an American Icon (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016). Her writing has also appeared in Best American Travel Writing 2009The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Virginia Quarterly Review, NewsweekOutside, SlateGarden & Gun, and The San Francisco Chronicleamong other publications, and she has appeared as a featured guest on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross and All Things Considered. She is the recipient of a 2009 first-place Lowell Thomas Award in travel journalism, and in 2017 she was nominated for a National Magazine Award in feature writing.

She lives in North Carolina.