Amy Wilentz

Amy Wilentz is the author of Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter From Haiti (2013). She is the winner of the Whiting Writers Award, the PEN Martha Albrand Non-Fiction Award, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Award, and also a 1990 nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Wilentz has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Time magazine, The New Republic, Mother Jones, Harper’s, Vogue, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel & Leisure, The San Francisco Chronicle, More, The Village Voice, The London Review of Books and many other publications. She teaches in the Literary Journalism program at the University of California at Irvine, and lives in Los Angeles.

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