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Krithika Varagur

Fellows 2018
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Krithika Varagur is an independent American journalist based in Indonesia whose reporting focuses on religion, fundamentalism, and human rights. Her work appears in The Guardian, The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Financial Times, The New Republic, Foreign Policy, and more. She has broken an investigation into Ivanka Trump’s clothing factory in West Java, reported from the first-ever public flogging of gay Indonesians, trekked to the spice island once traded for Manhattan, and profiled East Timor's stolen children. She graduated from Harvard in 2015 and also writes humor, satire, and essays for publications including The New Yorker and McSweeney's. Previously she has worked as a reporter at the Huffington Post in New York and a contributing writer to Vogue India, as well as been an Amtrak writer-in-residence.


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