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Lily Dayton

Lily Dayton is a freelance journalist who writes about social justice, public health, art, and literature. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Mercury News, the Monterey Herald, KQED State of Health, California Health Report, and Good Times Santa Cruz, among other outlets. She wrote the book Sea Otters for the Monterey Bay Aquarium and was awarded a national fellowship from the University of Southern California's Annenberg Center for Health Journalism in 2017. She is also the fiction editor for Reed Magazine.