Brian Calvert

Brian Calvert is currently the managing editor for High Country News, a magazine that covers natural resources and environmental issues across the American West.

Previously he worked as a freelance writer, editor and audio producer both in the US and internationally. His work has appeared on Studio 360, KCRW's UnFictional, Guernica, Pacific Standard, New York Times Magazine, and many others. Follow him @brcalvert.


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