Eliza Griswold, a contributing writer covering religion, politics, and the environment, has been writing for The New Yorker since 2003. She has written and translated four books of nonfiction and poetry. She is the author, most recently, of “Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America,” a 2018 Times Notable Book and a Times Critics’ Pick, for which she won the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, in 2019. Griswold has held fellowships at Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the New America Foundation, among others, and has been awarded various prizes, including the J. Anthony Lukas Prize, a pen Translation Prize, and the Rome Prize for her poetry. Her second book of poems, “If Men, Then,” will be published in 2020. She is currently a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University.
The faith-based organization Vote Common Good aims to help Democratic candidates connect with religious voters who have become disenchanted with the excesses of the Trump Administration. By Eliza GriswoldOctober 19, 2019
In traditional yogic practice, devotion to the guru is meant to symbolize devotion to the teachings, not to the man. But in the Western context gurus become rock stars, and students compete for their favor. By Eliza GriswoldJuly 23, 2019
The formidable figure in contemporary Christianity called for an intersectional approach that embraced people of color, L.G.B.T.Q. people, and women in all roles in the church. By Eliza GriswoldMay 6, 2019