Michael Edison Hayden


Nepal Earthquake Coverage (LA Times)

I recently served as a special correspondent for Los Angeles times. Here are my stories from the quake, spanning four days in the field: Day one: Tent City Day two: Triage Day three: Rural Village Day four: Orphanage 

05.06.15 | Filed Under Non-fiction

India’s New Heroin Highway (Slate/Roads & Kingdoms)

For the version on Slate, click here For the version of Roads & Kingdoms, click here

04.18.15 | Filed Under Non-fiction, Slate

Welcome to India’s Heroin Alley (Foreign Policy)

Heroin abuse is rampant in the Indian state of Punjab, and a generation of young, male addicts has nowhere to turn for help. Click here.

04.02.15 | Filed Under Foreign Policy, Non-fiction

Eat, Pray, Leeches (Foreign Policy)

Read about India’s new emphasis on traditional medicine (in the face of a crumbling healthcare infrastructure), click here This story was chosen among Longform’s picks of the week

03.06.15 | Filed Under Foreign Policy, Non-fiction

Don’t Speak (Motherland)

My essay for the new issue of Motherland Magazine, click here

08.05.14 | Filed Under Motherland, Non-fiction

2014 International AIDS Conference

I recently spoke at the 2014 International AIDS Conference along with some of my colleagues from the Pulitzer Center. Here’s a piece I wrote for Al Jazeera America about the victims of the MH17 disaster.    

08.05.14 | Filed Under Non-fiction

Pulitzer Center — Google Hangout on India’s Health Care Crisis

I spoke this week with the Pulitzer Center’s Peter Sawyer about my work on India’s health care crisis via Google Hangout. A recording of the conversation is available online.

04.26.14 | Filed Under Non-fiction

In West Bengal, A Pilgrimage for the Sick (Slate)

For Slate and Roads & Kingdoms

04.20.14 | Filed Under Non-fiction, Slate

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