Annie Gowen
Annie Gowen
Reporter

Annie Gowen is the India correspondent for The Washington Post. She has been a staff writer for the Post for more than a decade, most recently covering wealth, poverty and inequality. She co-authored the Post’s recent series “Breakaway Wealth,” that explored how the rich are pulling away from the rest of America.

In the summer of 2011, she reported from Iraq for the Post’s Foreign desk, examining the continued violence and ramifications of the U.S. troop withdrawal there.

In 2007, she profiled several victims of the shootings at Virginia Tech, contributing to the Post’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of that tragedy.

Her narrative journalism has appeared regularly in the Post’s Sunday magazine and other national publications. She has commented on current events for a wide variety media outlets from PBS’s The NewsHour to Fox News.

She is a graduate of the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas and lives in New Delhi.

Latest by Annie Gowen

N.Y. cop to remain in India on weapons charge

N.Y. cop to remain in India on weapons charge

New York officials say anger over a U.S.-India diplomatic row hangs over a police officer’s arrest in New Delhi.

As India votes, Muslims worry

As India votes, Muslims worry

Religion-based riots haunt opposition leader Narendra Modi as India chooses a new government.

Indian parties woo urban middle class in crucial election

Indian parties woo urban middle class in crucial election

Opposition parties have been using Obama-style campaign tactics to attract youth, middle class.

We asked India’s voters what the most important issue is for them in the upcoming election. Here’s what they said.

We asked India’s voters what the most important issue is for them in the upcoming election. Here’s what they said.

More than 800 million voters in India will cast their ballots in polling centers across the country.