Jeanne Carstensen is a San Francisco-based writer and editor. She was executive managing editor of The Bay Citizen, which produced the Bay Area pages of The New York Times.
She has been an editor at Salon, SFGate.com and the Whole Earth Review and a producer at Radio for Peace International, a shortwave station in Costa Rica, where she lived for six years.
She was a National Arts Journalism fellow at Columbia University and her work has appeared in The New York Times, Nautilus, Salon, Religion Dispatches, Al Jazeera America, Modern Farmer, The San Francisco Chronicle, KQED and other outlets.
She is at work on a travel memoir about the Greek island of Lesbos.