Anna Clark


Freelance Journalist,  The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, NBCNews.com

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Anna Clark is a freelance journalist based in Detroit and interested in covering the underreported cities of the Midwest. Her long-form features, news, and opinion pieces have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, Grantland, The American Prospect, ELLE, Next City and other publications. Since 2012, Clark has written about local accountability journalism in the Great Lakes region for the Columbia Journalism Review as part of its U.S. project. She is also the director of applications for Write A House, a small group that rehabs longtime vacant homes in Detroit and gives them to writers, for keeps. Clark was a U.S. Fulbright fellow in Nairobi, Kenya and editor of "A Detroit Anthology," a 2015 Michigan Notable Book. She is currently at work on a book about the Flint water crisis for Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt.