Lewis Raven Wallace

Lewis Raven Wallace (@LewisPants) (they/ze/he) is an award-winning independent journalist based in Durham, North Carolina, and a co-founder and co-director of Press On. He’s the author of The View from Somewhere: Undoing the Myth of Journalistic Objectivity (University of Chicago Press, 2019), and the host of The View from Somewhere podcast. Lewis previously worked in public radio, and is a long-time activist engaged in prison abolition, racial justice, and queer and trans liberation. He is white and transgender, and was born and raised in the Midwest with deep roots in the South. When he’s not working, he plays the accordion, writes poetry, and spends time with his dog named Turtle, 11 chickens, and his pigs: Dogwood, Venus Banana, and Gilbert.