Diantha Parker

Diantha Parker is an independent reporter and producer. Her work airs on National Public Radio, where she worked for many years, as well as on Marketplace, the BBC and other outlets. A New Englander, she lived for more than a decade in Chicago, where she covered police issues and federal trials. She now lives in New York, teaches at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, and is working on a book about her father, the artist Frank Parker.

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Diantha Parker is an independent reporter and producer. Her work airs on National Public Radio, where she worked for many years, as well as on Marketplace, the BBC and other outlets. A New Englander, she lived for more than a decade in Chicago, where she covered police issues and federal trials. She now lives in New York, teaches at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, and is working on a book about her father, the artist . . .

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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