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Mary Annaïse Heglar

Climate Justice Essayist, Podcast Host
Freelance Journalist

Mary Annaïse Heglar's writing focuses on climate change and the ways it intersects with race and emotion. Her work has been published in New York Magazine, The Nation, Vox, WIRED, and other outlets, as well as in several anthologies. She is also an adjunct professor at Tulane University and the author of a forthcoming coming children's book This World Is Yours to Cherish (Spring 2024). She is the co-creator of the now-retired Hot Take podcast and newsletter. Originally from Birmingham and Mississippii, she is based in New Orleans, LA.

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