Leilani Clark is an editor, writer and book critic based in the San Francisco Bay Area. I write about food (justice, systems, business), agriculture, farming and books. Her story about the federal crackdown on medical-marijuana dispensaries won a California Newspaper Publisher's Association (CNPA) award for Best Feature Story in 2013. In 2014 she was a California Endowment Health Reporting Fellow through USC's Annenberg School of Journalism.
Clark's writing has appeared online and in print at The Guardian, Mother Jones, Food & Wine, Civil Eats,Time Magazine.com, KQED Arts, The Rumpus,The North Bay Bohemian, Made Local Magazine, Shareable, Fwriction: Review, Storyscape Literary Journal, The Sacramento News and Review, The Cleveland Scene, and The Orlando Weekly.