Ed Morales is an author and journalist who has written for The Nation, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, and the Guardian.
He was a staff writer at The Village Voice and columnist at Newsday. He is the author of “Latinx: The New Force in Politics and Culture” (Verso Press, September 2018), “Living in Spanglish” (St. Martins 2002) and “The Latin Beat” (Da Capo Press 2003). He has contributed chapters to “Latin@s in New York: Communities in Transition” (University of Notre Dame Press 2016) and “Latin@s in Alternative Media and Latin@s As Alternative Media,” (NYU Press Fall 2014).
In 2009, while a Columbia University Revson Fellow, he produced and co-directed “Whose Barrio?” (2009) a documentary about the gentrification of East Harlem. The film was inspired by “Spanish Harlem on His Mind,” an essay published in 2003 in The New York Times and in the anthology “New York Stories: The Best of the City Section of the New York Times” (NYU Press 2005). He is writing a book about the Puerto Rico debt crisis for Bold Type Press, formerly Nation Books to be published in the Fall of 2019, and is a lecturer at Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race.