Leilani Clark is a food and culture writer based in Northern California. She is the editor of Made Local Magazine, a print magazine all about food and agriculture in Sonoma County, and a regular contributor at Civil Eats, KQED, and The Press Democrat.
A former staff writer at The North Bay Bohemian, Leilani’s writing has been featured at Mother Jones, The Guardian, Sonoma Magazine, Time Magazine.com, Food & Wine.com, and Edible Marin & Wine Country. She was a 2014 California Endowment Health Reporting Fellow and her feature story about a federal crackdown on Northern California medical marijuana dispensaries won a California Newspaper Publishers Association award in 2013. She graduated with a BA in English Literature from University of California San Diego and an MFA in Writing and Consciousness from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.