Tanvi Misra


Tanvi Misra is a writer and multimedia journalist primarily covering migration, urban policy, and criminal justice.

Her work spans genres and has appeared in The Nation, The Atlantic, The Baffler, Lux magazine, The New Republic, Harper's Bazaar, the BBC, Bloomberg CityLab, The Fuller Project, The Guardian, Teen Vogue, NBC News, NPR, Roll Call, among other outlets.

Misra was an Ira A. Lipman fellow at Columbia University and an Ida B. Wells fellow at Type Investigations in 2022. In spring 2023, she was in residence at Yaddo, working on longer-term writing projects.

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