Maggie Steber is a documentary photographer who has worked in 72 countries making stories on the human condition, cultures, histories, conflict, and science. She is a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 2017-2018, and was named as one of eleven Women of Vision by National Geographic Magazine where she is a regular contributor. Other honors include Pulitzer Prize Finalist 2019, the National Geographic Photographer’s Photographer award in 2018, the President’s Award from the Overseas Press Club, the Lucie Award for Photojournalism 2019, Leica Medal of Excellence, World Press Photo First Prize in Spot News, Pictures of the Year Awards, Medal of Honor for Distinguished Service to Journalism from the University of Missouri, the Alicia Patterson Grant, the Ernst Haas Grant and a Knight Foundation Grant. She has worked in Haiti over 30 years and her book, Dancing on Fire: Photographs from Haiti, was published by Aperture.
Steber’s photographs are included in the Library of Congress, the Guggenheim Foundation Collection and the Richter Library Collections at the University of Miami. Earlier in her career, Steber worked as a photo editor for Associated Press and Director of Photography at The Miami Herald, as well as a contract photographer for Newsweek Magazine. She is affiliated with VII Photo Agency and lives in Miami, FL.