Clara Fang is a writer, environmentalist, and photographer currently based in Detroit, Michigan. She is higher education liaison at Citizen’s Climate Lobby, partner at Earth Deeds L3C, a social venture to help people support local solutions to global warming, and Lotus Blossom Creative. She has worked as a sustainability consultant for the City of Albany, New York, and as sustainability coordinator at Swarthmore College and Towson University.
Her poems have been published in numerous journals. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, been winner of The Lyric poetry contest, and finalist for the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award (Red Hen Press) and the Cleveland State University First Book Prize. 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.