Nate File (2021) is a journalist and an inaugural Black Voices in the Public Sphere Fellow at Boston Review.
Divya Karthikeyan (2021) is the Capitol reporter for the Kentucky Public Radio Network. She interned for The New Republic, wrote for the Gotham Gazette, and recently produced and hosted a podcast about race, class and immigration.
Marialexa Kavanaugh (2021) is a freelance audio reporter and producer. She has most recently worked with Pineapple Street Studios on narrative podcasts like “9/12” and “Will Be Wild,” and also helps produce “Undistracted,” activist Brittany Packnett Cunningham’s weekly interview show.
Kimon de Greef (2021) is a freelance journalist from South Africa. His first book was, Poacher: Confessions from the Abalone Underworld, and his work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, Guernica, National Geographic and other publications. He is a member of the first cohort selected for the Ferriss-UC Berkeley Psychedelic Journalism Fellowship
Elizabeth Weissberg (2020) is a writer and editor. She was an Elsewhere Studios artist-in-residence in 2021 and will be doing residencies at Peñasco Theatre and Soaring Gardens in 2022.
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Søren Steensig (2020) is a freelance journalist, based in Copenhagen. Working for a number of Danish outlets, he writes mostly on (alternative) lifestyle(s), history and science.
Robyn Lanz (2020) is the co-host and producer of the podcast, Do We Like?
Kaitlyn Nichols (2020) is the producer of the Wall Street Journal podcast, “The Future of Everything”
Sevindj Nurkiyazova is a journalist and photographer in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Spencer Green (2019) is a writer and fact checker who has worked on books and for magazines like The Nation. He is currently a Reporter-Researcher at The New Republic, in their DC office.
Shirley Ngozi Nwangwa (2019) is a fact checker at The New Yorker magazine, and has written for T: The New York Times Style Magazine, The Nation, Artforum, and ArtNews
DJ Cashmere (2019) is a producer on The Ten Percent Happier Podcast with Dan Harris and a freelance journalist. He is reporting and producing a documentary for APM Reports and producing a new interview podcast for Public Books and Type Media.
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Jerad W. Alexander (2019) is the author of Volunteers: Growing Up in the Forever War. From 1998 to 2006, he served as a U.S. Marine, deploying to the Mediterranean, East Africa, and Iraq . He has written for Esquire, Rolling Stone, The Nation, Narratively, and elsewhere.
Maham Hasan (2019) is an associate producer at Vanity Fair.
Karen Sims (2019) is a creative writing PhD student and Graduate Teaching Assistant at Georgia State University. Her research interests include myth, formal fiction, and food narratives. As an assistant editor and reader for Five Points literary journal, she writes on the intersection of food, craft, and literature. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Natalie Coleman (2018) is a New York-based editor, writer, and researcher whose work has appeared in Futurism.com, Nautilus, Electric Literature, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among others. She is an editorial assistant with Penguin Press.
Laura Lee Huttenbach (2018) is a freelance writer based in New York City. She is the author of two books. The Boy is Gone: Conversations with a Mau Mau General and Running with Raven
Melissa Pinel is the producer of the Indomables podcast
Ula Kulpa (2018) Ulka Kulpa is a producer and script editor on “Fiasco.” Before joining Prologue Projects, she helped produce “Crimetown Presents: The RFK Tapes,” and the independent podcast, “Going Forward.”
Ryan Sweikert (2018) is a senior producer at Truth Media. He led the production of Firebug, a ten-episode true-crime documentary series, named one of Rolling Stone’s 10 Best Crime Podcasts of 2021.
Zachary Leja (2017) works at CNN helping produce documentary and news specials.
Sarah Stodder (2017) is the Editorial Operations & Research Director at Alta Journal. She is working with an agent on a book project. She was the winner of the 2017 Threesis Academic Challenge at NYU.
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Sarah Aziza (2017) is a freelance journalist who has written for The Intercept, The Atlantic, Harper’s, The Nation, and other publications. She was awarded a grant from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting for a summer 2018 project in Saudi Arabia on political suppression.
Kate Essig (2017) is a writer and audio journalist who has worked on the following audio projects: We Live Here, Onassis Foundation Podcast Project, Playdate with Sarah Jones through Public Radio International, Studio 360.
Lindsey J. Smith (2016) is a freelance journalist and essayist based in San Francisco. She has published work in Smithsonian, The Verge, Pacific Standard, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco magazine, Undark, andWild Hope, among others. She was formerly the associate editor at San Francisco magazine, where she dove deep into San Francisco’s struggle with public injection drug use, California’s imperiled kelp forests, and the fertility industry. She was a proud member of the team that won a National Magazine Award for General Excellence in 2018.
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Natalie Lampert (2016) is a freelance journalist based in Boulder, CO. She has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Guardian, among other publications. Her book, Ovary: A Young Reporter’s Personal Journey into Egg Freezing and the Quest to Control Fertility, will be out in June 2023 with Ballantine/Random House. A former Fulbright Scholar, she was a 2017 Logan Nonfiction fellow and a 2016 FASPE fellow.
Renee Saleh (2016) is working on a book based on her thesis.
Margaret Whitehead (2016) is a writer, researcher and editor based in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Her journalism has appeared in Atavist Magazine, the Boston Globe, Transition Magazine, the Millions, Narratively, Joyland, Reason Magazine, and in the Lambda Literary anthology, Emerge.
Hannah McCarthy (2016) is a podcast host and producer at New Hampshire Public Radio and winner of the Overseas Press Club Award for Best Reporting in Any Medium on International Environmental Issues. She is the co-author of A User’s Guide to Democracy: How America Works.
Colin Warren-Hicks (2015) is a professional journalist who has held reporter positions at multiple daily newspapers including the The Herald-Sun and News & Observer in North Carolina, where he won two AP Walter Spearman awards, recognizing “outstanding writing” by a journalist with two years or less experience, and as of 2022, he was the ‘Family Forward’ reporter for the Pensacola News Journal, part of the USA Today Network.
Elizabeth Flock (2015) is a freelance journalist with a focus on gender and justice and author of “The Heart is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai,” published in early 2018. Her work has appeared on the PBS NewsHour, in the New Yorker, the Guardian, the Atlantic and many other publications. She won an Emmy in 2018 for her investigation for NewsHour into sexual harassment, assault and retaliation in the U.S. Forest Service. She is at work on her second book for Harper, “Conversations with Athena,” a book about female vigilantism, as well as a documentary for Netflix about a woman who killed her rapist in Alabama.
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Johnny Bontemps (2014) is a former producer at StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson. He is currently working on a book about the history of astrology.
Nicole Pasulka writes about gender, activism, and criminal justice for publications such as New York, Harper’s, Mother Jones, VICE, and The Believer. The recipient of numerous prestigious fellowships, her writing has been anthologized in the Best American series and featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. Her first book is How You Get Famous (Simon & Schuster, 2022).
Taylor Beck (2014) writes about the brain and mental illness for publications like the LA Review of Books, and The Atlantic etc. He’s working on a book proposal while teaching science at Pierrepont School, a private school for gifted kids in Connecticut.
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Amelia Schonbek’s (2014) work focuses on the ways that politics and social policy shape individual lives. She works at New York magazine, where she has recently reported on restorative justice, pro-choice faith communities, and the experiences of young people during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Kelsey Kudak (2014) is a writer, fact checker and has worked on eight books including Ted Conover’s “Immersion,” and Eliza Griswold’s “Amity and Prosperity.” She was a Banff Literary Journalism Fellow in 2014.
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Sean Patrick Cooper (2013) is a journalist and Senior Writer at Tablet Magazine. His journalism and essays have appeared in The New Republic, n+1, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Baffler, The Atavist, Victory Journal, The Awl, and There Is No Outside: Covid-19 Dispatches, published by Verso. He’s currently at work on a book about the 1980’s and an unsolved murder, forthcoming from Penguin.
Cody Upton (2013) is the executive director of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and is currently working on a book.
Will Hunt (2013) is the author of Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet, and starting a new project about the human relationship to the ancestral dead.
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Matthew Wolfe (2013) is finishing up his PhD in sociology and writing a book about missing persons, while occasionally freelancing for magazines.
Andrew Marantz (2011) is a staff writer at the New Yorker magazine, and teh author of Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians and the Hijacking of the American Conversation.