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Katya Cengel

Fellows 2017
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Katya Cengel has written for the New York Times Magazine, Newsweek and National Geographic News among other publications. Her University of Nebraska Press book, “Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life,” was a finalist for the 2013 Kentucky Literary Award. Her new book, “Exiled: From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to the Killing Streets of California and Back,” will be published by Potomac Books in fall 2018. Cengel has been awarded grants from the International Reporting Project, the International Women’s Media Foundation and the International Center for Journalists. She received a second place feature writing Society of Professional Journalists Green Eyeshade Award in 2006.

Cengel was awarded a prior fellowship with IRP, reporting from Guatemala in 2015.


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