Annie Avilés is a writer and radio maker whose work focuses on the environment, human movement, and rural life. Her stories are published by The Atlantic, Harper's, National Public Radio, Smithsonian Magazine, and the Virginia Quarterly Review. Her work has awards from the Arthur L. Carter Center at NYU, Blue Mountain Center, the Fulbright Program, the Fund for Investigative Journalism, Middlebury College's Environmental Reporting Fellowship,the Rona Jaffe Foundation, and the University of California. She also loves helping others bring their stories to life and has taught sound and creative writing at Boston University, the University of Maine, SALT Institute, and UC Berkeley.

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