Journalist & Freelance Writer

Christina Cooke is a North Carolina-based writer who covers people, place, culture, food, business, and outdoor adventure.



Christina Cooke is associate editor at the food policy site Civil Eats and a freelance writer who covers people, place, cultural phenomenon, travel and outdoor adventure for magazines and newspapers across the country. She also teaches writing at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.


Christina’s work has been published in The New YorkerThe New York Times,, Oxford American, The Guardian,  Civil Eats, High Country NewsWillamette Week, and Our State magazine, among other places.