Eliza Griswold

Eliza Griswold

Journalist and Poet; 2016-17 Berggruen Fellow at Harvard Divinity

Biography

Eliza Griswold is a poet and a journalist based in New York City. Her reportage and poems have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, the New Yorker, and the Atlantic, among others. She has been awarded a 2015 PEN Prize for her translations of the poems of Afghan women, I Am the Beggar of the World , and A 2010 Rome Prize for poetry. A recipient of the Lukas Prize for her 2010 book of reportage, The Tenth Parallel, Griswold has also held fellowships at Harvard University and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.