Writer / journalist Pollen has contributed to a variety of publications including American Vogue, the Economist and the Financial Times. Author of five novels on a broad spectrum of subjects from the Cold War to the immigration issues of the US/Mexican Border. Her memoir Meet Me In the In -Between was published in 2017. Pollen is one of the founders of Operaçion Michoacan, a non-profit organization bringing free health care to Mexico’s Purépecha Indians in Mexico and is involved with Marefat, a school for girls and boys in Afghanistan. Currently working on a story about the identification of missing migrants found in the desert. Curious about pretty much everything.