Eliza Griswold

Eliza Griswold

Distinguished Writer in Residence

Eliza Griswold is the author of The Tenth Parallel (Farrar Straus Giroux), a book that explores the fraught space where Christianity and Islam meet in Africa and Asia. Her journalism has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and the New Yorker, among many other publications. Griswold’s poems have been published in Granta, the New Yorker and the Paris Review. Her translations of Afghan women’s folk poetry, I am the Beggar of the World, won the 2015 PEN/Prize in Poetry Translation. Griswold’s next book, Burden of Proof: The Blessing and Curse of Energy in Amity, Pennsylvania, which explores water, poverty, fracking and the resource curse in America, is scheduled to be published by Farrar Straus Giroux next spring. Most recently, as a Berggruen fellow at Harvard, Griswold has been using data to map the Syrian poets, artists, filmmakers who’ve fled the country.


Published Works

The New Yorker The Assassination of Raed Fares, and the Day the Syrian Revolution Died November 27th, 2018 Eliza Griswold Distinguished Writer in Residence The New Yorker A Pipeline, a Protest, and the Battle for Pennsylvania’s Political Soul October 26th, 2018 Eliza Griswold Distinguished Writer in Residence The New Yorker Franklin Graham’s Uneasy Alliance with Donald Trump September 11th, 2018 Eliza Griswold Distinguished Writer in Residence The New Yorker Millennial Evangelicals Diverge from Their Parents’ Beliefs August 27th, 2018 Eliza Griswold Distinguished Writer in Residence NBC Think: Opinion, Analysis, Essays Why Is This Happening? Examining the consequences of fracking in Trump country with Eliza Griswold: podcast & transcript July 3rd, 2018 Eliza Griswold Distinguished Writer in Residence The New Yorker Silence Is Not Spiritual: The Evangelical #MeToo Movement June 15th, 2018 Eliza Griswold Distinguished Writer in Residence The New York Times The Resource Curse of Appalachia June 9th, 2018 Eliza Griswold Distinguished Writer in Residence The New Yorker A Democratic-Socialist Landslide in Pennsylvania May 16th, 2018 Eliza Griswold Distinguished Writer in Residence The New Yorker The Hard-Left Candidate Taking On the Democratic Establishment in Southwestern Pennsylvania May 11th, 2018 Eliza Griswold Distinguished Writer in Residence The New Yorker Conor Lamb’s Campaign for Trump Voters in PA-18 March 12th, 2018 Eliza Griswold Distinguished Writer in Residence The New Yorker Billy Graham’s Striking Gospel of Social Action February 22nd, 2018 Eliza Griswold Distinguished Writer in Residence The New Yorker Mapping the Journeys of Syria’s Artists January 28th, 2018 Eliza Griswold Distinguished Writer in Residence