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LOCKWOOD, Devi

 

Devi Lockwood is a poet / touring cyclist / storyteller traveling the world (mostly by bicycle) to collect 1,001 stories from people she meets about water & climate change. 

Devi's journey began with the September 21, 2014 People's Climate March in NYC. To date she has collected over 600 stories (audio recordings) in the USA, Fiji, Tuvalu, New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Qatar, Morocco, and the U.K. 

In November 2016 she attended the U.N. climate talks in Morocco as a youth delegate with SustainUS. 

She is working to create a map on a website where you can click on a point and listen to a story someone has told her from that place. 

Devi's work has been published in The New York TimesThe GuardianCosmopolitan,  Bicycling MagazineStoryscapeBOAATGulf Coast, and elsewhere

In May 2014, Devi graduated Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude from Harvard University where she studied Folklore & Mythology, earned a Language Citation in Arabic, and rowed for the Radcliffe Varsity Lightweight Women's Rowing team. She loves places where rivers meet the sea. 

@devi_lockwood

Awards, Grants, & Residencies
2016 Youth Delegate for SustainUS at COP22 (U.N. talks on climate change), Marrakech, Morocco 
2015 Montsalvat Artist in Residence, Eltham, VIC, Australia
2014 Gardner & Shaw Postgraduate Traveling Fellowship, Harvard University
2013 Artist Development Fellowship, Harvard University
2012 Carol K. Pforzheimer Student Research Fellowship, Harvard University

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