Roseanne Pereira is a freelance reporter and writer living in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared on National Public Radio, Minnesota Public Radio, WBHM – Birmingham, AL, CityPages.com, Sierra, and The Mountain View Voice.
Her reporting assignments had her talking to young Hmong farmers, wondering why there are no true bagels in Minneapolis, mulling over post-9/11 discrimination with a young Sikh filmmaker, and explaining how technology may help advance women’s rights in the developing world.
Roseanne has been an Upper Midwest Human Rights Fellow at the Center for Victims of Torture and a Kroc Fellow at National Public Radio. She has earned an MFA in Writing (focus on creative nonfiction) from the University of San Francisco. Her thesis manuscript, The Size of the World, focused on nostalgia and history in Goa, India. She received her B.A. in Literature with Distinction from Yale University and a Certificate from Ballymaloe Cookery School.