AboutCameron Conaway is a poet, essayist, international journalist, and the author of five books, including Malaria, Poems, which was named a “Best Book of 2014” by NPR.
Conaway is a recipient of the Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Fellowship, an honor given to one journalist each year. His fiction, essays and poems have appeared in Newsweek, The Guardian, Reuters, NPR, The Washington Post, Harvard Business Review, Rattle, Hawaii Pacific Review, and Stanford Social Innovation Review, among others.
Conaway’s writing has been nominated for a National Magazine Award and a Pushcart Prize, been supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the International Reporting Project, and has appeared in various anthologies, including Creating Nonfiction (SUNY Press, 2016) and Coming of Age at the End of Nature (Trinity University Press, 2016).
Conaway has taught both on the ground and online, and in a variety of locations, including Penn State University, Ottawa University (where he developed the Shakespeare Capstone Seminar), Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth, in the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center and on the Tohono O’odham Native American Reservation.
In the private sector, Conaway has served as an executive editor and been recognized as a top 50 content marketing influencer for his ability to fuse social media with creative writing and journalism to propel the marketing departments of technology firms.