Elizabeth Flock


I am a reporter at PBS NewsHour in Washington D.C., and author of THE HEART IS SHIFTING SEA: LOVE AND MARRIAGE IN MUMBAI, which is out with Harper in the U.S. in February 2018, and with Bloomsbury in India and the UK in May.

PBS NewsHour

A woman's movement grows in 'the most Trumpian place in America'

For Trump supporters in Portland, the left is the face of intolerance

An interview with Arundhati Roy: In the air in India now is 'pure terror'

Women in India are also saying #MeToo

Washington City Paper

Eviction companies pay the homeless illegally low wages to put people on the street

The New York Times / Women in the World

FGM survivor gets seat in Egypt's government

In exile from Syria, humanitarian workers recall death threats, prison, torture

A double dose of Trinidad in Brooklyn

Village Voice

NY's illegal taxi cabs fight back against green cabs

Al Jazeera America

What's the matter with Arkansas? Prison and jail lawsuits signal trouble

Vice / Motherboard

The brain-wiping science of pigeon training

The Atlantic

How should fans behave in the digital age?


Love and cricket in Queens county

Brooklyn Quarterly

Bodies Electric: An essay on sexual assault


A close call, and then a curtain call at a Brooklyn hospital


A female rapper busts onto Senegal’s male-dominated hip hop scene

New York Magazine / Bedford + Bowery

 'Nirbhaya' Takes on Rape: "The gift of this play is that it's not fucking palatable" 

Remembering the Forgotten City, the Greenpoint Terminal Market

The stuff nightmares are made of: A Serial-like case in our own backyard

Washington Post

A 'Gay Girl in Damascus' comes clean

Why Occupy protesters marched from Wall Street to D.C.

The H Street corridor remains a work in progress

U.S. News & World Report

Hopslam: How big beer is trying to stop a craft beer revolution

Inside the hunger strike of 30,000 California inmates

Iranian terrorist group M.E.K. pays big to make history go away

Forbes India

Forbes person of the year: Taj Hotel Manager Karambir Kang

The collapse of Osian’s Art Fund — and Neville Tuli

How Bill Gates blew $258 million in India’s HIV corridor