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Silja J.A. Talvi | Silja J.A. Talvi | The Nation

Talvi's work has appeared in a wide variety newspapers and magazines nationwide, as well as several book anthologies including Body Outlaws (Seal Press, 2004, 3rd edition), Prison Nation (Rutgers, 2002), as well as an ensuing anthology, Prison Profiteers (The New Press, 2007).

In 2006, Talvi was awarded a national New American Ethnic Media award for immigration-related reporting, as well as her second consecutive national PASS award from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency.

She is also the recipient of twelve regional Pacific Northwest SPJ awards for excellence in journalism. Born in Helsinki, Finland, Talvi is currently based in Seattle, where she is finishing a book about women and incarceration (Seal Press/Avalon).