Hometown: Durham, North Carolina


Dates in Sitka: 2016-01

Anna Carson DeWitt is a writer and photographer from Durham, North Carolina. For the past decade, she has also served childbearing families as a birth doula in Washington DC, Honduras, and North Carolina. Anna holds an MFA in Creative Writing from American University. Her poems have appeared in national journals including Copper Nickel, Ecotone, Ninth Letter, and The Bellevue Literary Review. Her current project, “How You Got Here,” explores maternity care, childbearing, and childhood around the world through writing, photography, and participant observation.