Annie Avilés is a writer and radio maker whose work focuses on the environment, immigration, and rural life. Her stories are published by The Atlantic, Harper's, National Public Radio, Smithsonian Magazine, and the Virginia Quarterly Review; Annie also edits the Life of the Law podcast. Her writing and reportage have earned awards from the Rona Jaffe Foundation, the Fulbright Program, the Arthur L. Carter Center at NYU, Middlebury College, Johns Hopkins, and the University of California. She currently teaches creative writing at Boston University. 

Annie is a founding member of the media studio Ruraliste, where her portfolio is also available.