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Lilly Fowler

Lilly Fowler is Crosscut’s staff reporter. At Crosscut, Lilly focuses on race, immigration and religion, among other issues. She was born in Mexico and raised in Nogales, a small border town. Before joining Crosscut, she worked as a producer for the national program Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, PBS. Lilly has also worked as a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and FairWarning, an investigative news organization launched by former Los Angeles Times reporters. Lilly’s work has also appeared in The Atlantic, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post,, Slate Magazine, Marketplace and other media outlets. You can email her at or find her on twitter at @LillyAFowler

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