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Kimberly Burge

Trip:
Fellows Fall 2012
Affiliation:
Freelance
Country:
South Africa
Year:
2012

Kimberly Burge is a Washington DC-based freelance journalist. A contributing writer for Sojourners magazine, she has published feature stories, editorials and reviews on issues of culture, politics, global poverty and development, faith and public policy. Previously, she worked for 12 years as senior writer and editor for Bread for the World, a Washington-based advocacy organization that works on hunger and poverty issues in the United States and worldwide. She was a 2010 Fulbright Scholar to South Africa. Kimberly earned an MFA in nonfiction writing from George Mason University and has received awards for her writing from the Religion Communicators Council, Associated Church Press Awards for Religious Journalism, and Evangelical Press Association. She is presently at work on a book of narrative nonfiction, “The Born Frees: Writing with the Girls of Gugulethu” (forthcoming from W.W. Norton, 2014). It tells the story of a generation of young South African women coming of age after apartheid, told through the lens of a creative writing club.

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