Sylvia Sukop

Alum 2011

Sylvia Sukop is a Los Angeles-based independent journalist and recipient of the 2009 PEN USA Emerging Voices Fellowship in support of her creative nonfiction writing. Most recently she has worked as a writer for The California Endowment and other nonprofits, she has reported extensively on grassroots efforts to transform food and physical activity environments to prevent obesity and improve community health. She is currently working on a memoir centered on the death of her 19-year-old brother, who was an organic farmer and environmental activist in Washington.