Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an award-winning writer based in New York. According to Bill O'Reilly, she writes for morons, and Donald Trump has called her a "non-intelligent reporter." Her memoir, They Called Us Exceptional, is now available for pre-order via Crown Publishing.

Formerly, she was a senior reporter at Jezebel and co-host of Jezebel's former politics podcast, Big Time Dicks. She won a 2020 Writers Guild Award for Outstanding Writing in the Digital News category for her investigative essay, "Stories About My Brother," which was also named one of the best essays of 2019 by Longform and Longreads. Prachi covered the 2016 election for, where she "set the standard" for interviews with Ivanka Trump, per Media Matters; interviewed former First Lady Michelle Obama on her first solo trip to the Middle East; and traveled to Jordan to report on the refugee crisis. She has also written for the Atlantic, the Washington Post Magazine, Salon, Elle, and Marie Claire. Her reporting on data privacy and discrimination for Marie Claire was selected as part of 2021's Best American Magazine Writing.

Prachi frequently serves as a moderator, host, and panelist in discussions about politics, feminism, race, and more. She offered commentary on Ivanka Trump in a Channel 4 Documentary and in October 2017, she hosted the New York Immigration Coalition's 30th Anniversary Gala honoring former US Attorney Preet Bharara and UNITE HERE's Maria Elena Durazo. In 2018, she interviewed writer Andrew Solomon about his bestselling book, The Noonday Demon, at an event hosted by New York's First Lady Chirlane McCray.

She is represented by Anna Sproul-Latimer at Neon Literary.
Email Twitter