Jenna Russell

A contributor to award-winning Globe projects including “68 Blocks: Life, Death, Hope,” based on a year of reporting in a Boston neighborhood, Jenna Russell is a co-author of two Globe books: “Last Lion,” a biography of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, and “Long Mile Home,” about the Boston Marathon bombing. As a member of the Spotlight investigative team, she helped expose failures of the state’s mental health care system, work that was recognized as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2017.

Latest stories

Residents evacuated and roads blocked as flooding hits Mass. coast

By , , , and Alana Levene , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The storm rendered main thoroughfares impassable, forced people from their homes, and compelled first responders to make daring rescues of motorists.

The Last Refugee

Letting go, taking hold

By and Photographed by Suzanne Kreiter , Globe Staff

Third in a series of occasional articles on the Syrian families resettling here, and the local people assisting them.

Parents make plea for patient bill of rights at State House

By , Globe Staff

The families of children with complex medical needs asked legislators to help ensure access to nursing care.

In Laura Ingalls Wilder’s footsteps, with my daughters

By , Globe staff

We had traveled 1,500 miles west — and 130 years into the past. I was in “Little House” heaven.