Annie Gowen is the Midwest correspondent for the Washington Post. She spent a year chronicling farm families hit by Trump's trade war for a series honored as one of the Best American Newspaper Narratives by the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference in 2020. She was also part of a team whose coverage of the Dayton/El Paso mass shootings won a Scripps Howard award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News in 2020. She was The Post’s India bureau chief from 2013-2018, covering India, other South Asian nations and Myanmar. She twice won the Daniel Pearl Award for reporting on South Asia, for coverage of the rise of Hindu nationalism in India in 2019 and the Rohingya refugee crisis in 2018. She has reported for The Post from conflict zones in Ukraine, Iraq and Afghanistan.