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Jocelyn C.

Zuckerman

Writer

Jocelyn C. Zuckerman has more than 25 years experience as a writer and editor, specializing in agriculture, the environment, and the Global South. She has served as executive editor of Modern Farmer and Whole Living, deputy editor of Gourmet, and articles editor of OnEarth, the former magazine of the Natural Resources Defense Council. Her articles have appeared in Audubon, The American Prospect, Fast Company, Vogue, and The New York Times Magazine, among many other places. Jocelyn has been the recipient of a James Beard Award for feature writing and of fellowships from the Alicia Patterson Foundation, the Carter Center, The Peter Jennings Project, and the New York Times Company Foundation. She studied French literature at the Sorbonne and English literature at Hamilton College and received a Master’s degree, with honors, from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She also spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer, teaching English and math in a small village in western Kenya. Jocelyn’s first book, Planet Palm, was published by The New Press in 2021. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters.