Putsata Reang

Putsata Reang is an author and journalist whose writings have appeared in a variety of national and international publications, including the New York Times, the Guardian, Ms, The Seattle Times and the San Jose Mercury News.

Putsata was born in Cambodia, and raised in rural Oregon. She has lived and worked in more than a dozen countries, including Cambodia,
Afghanistan and Thailand. She is an alum of Hedgebrook, Mineral School and Kimmel Harding Nelson residencies. She is a 2019 Jack Straw fellow. In 2005, she received an Alicia Patterson Journalism Fellowship that took her back to Cambodia to report on landless farmers.

Reang’s memoir, Ma and Me, is forthcoming from Farrar, Strauss & Giroux’s MCD Books.


Represented by Stephanie Cabot.