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November 19, 2019 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Category: Other
Location: 5057 Woodward #10302 | Map
5057 Woodward
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty

Anna Clark is a journalist living in Detroit. She is the author of The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy (Metropolitan Books, 2018), which was a finalist for the NYPL Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism, and was longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction. Her writing has appeared in Elle Magazine, The New York Times, Politico, Next City, and other publications. She was a correspondent for the Columbia Journalism Review as part of its United States Project for nearly five years.

Clark was part of the 2017 class Knight-Wallace journalism fellows at the University of Michigan. She edited A Detroit Anthology, a 2015 Michigan Notable Book, and she is the author of Michigan Literary Luminaries: From Elmore Leonard to Robert Hayden. She was a founding board member and applications director for Write A House through the time that it rehabilitated three vacant homes in Detroit and gave them away to writers, for free. She was also a writer-in-residence in Detroit high schools through InsideOut Literary Arts for four years, and the founder of Literary Detroit. She has been a longtime co-leader of an improv theater workshop at a men’s prison in Macomb County, Michigan.

For more information about this event, please contact Donovan Hohn at 7344745290 or fm8146@wayne.edu.