Tiffany Higgins


Tiffany Higgins is a 2022 Fulbright Scholar to Brazil’s Amazon, where she will explore Indigenous and other riverbank peoples’ mobilization in response to a planned Araguaia-Tocantins industrial shipping channel.

Her work, centering on traditional peoples’ narratives about their river homes, has been supported by the Pulitzer Center's Rainforest Journalism Fund and the Banff Centre for the Arts.

She was the 2020 Annie Clark Tanner Fellow in Environmental Humanities at the University of Utah.

Higgins is the author of two collections of poems, And Aeneas Stares into Her Helmet (2009) and The Apparition at Fort Bragg (2016).

Her narrative journalism, translation, and poetry appears in Granta, Guernica, Mongabay, Poetry, and other outlets.

She is based in Oakland, California.

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