Clara Fang is a writer, activist, and photographer currently based in Detroit, Michigan. She works higher education outreach director at Citizen’s Climate Lobby, a nonprofit organization that builds political will for climate solutions, and co-chair of the Detroit Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. She studies environmental studies in the doctoral program at Antioch University New England and is a fellow at the Center for Climate Preparedness and Resilience at Antioch University. She serves on the Advisory Council at Our Climate, a millennial climate advocacy organization.
Clara does editing and photography through her business, Lotus Blossom Creative. Her poems have been published in numerous journals, including Painted Bride Quarterly, Tupelo Quarterly, and Poet Lore. Her environmental writings have been published in Sustainability: The Journal of Record, Terrain.org, and Mother Nature Network.
Clara holds a Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, an MFA in Creative Writing from University of Utah, and a BA in English from Smith College. She was born in Shanghai, China and immigrated to the United States when she was nine years old.