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.
Fares, whose courage and wit had earned him international acclaim, ran a popular radio show in Syria and helped take care of hundreds of thousands of people struggling to survive there. By Eliza GriswoldNovember 27, 2018
Valerie Ross is exactly the kind of voter—a white, middle-class suburban mom, who now has qualms about her vote for Trump—whom the Democrats are relying on in order to help them retake the House. By Eliza GriswoldNovember 6, 2018
In the run-up to the midterms, Jess King, a devout Mennonite, Bernie Sanders fan, and all-around long shot, has continued to inch closer to the Republican incumbent, Lloyd Smucker. By Eliza GriswoldNovember 6, 2018
Leslie Odom, Jr., who originated the role of Aaron Burr in the musical “Hamilton,” went door to door for Scott Wallace in the First District House race, which, because of its national stakes, has turned acrimonious. By Eliza GriswoldNovember 6, 2018
A project that would pipe combustible fracking by-products through back yards across Pennsylvania has created unexpected opportunities for bipartisanship in a key battleground state. By Eliza GriswoldOctober 26, 2018