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Caitlin Dewey Rainwater is a writer and occasional essayist based in Buffalo, New York. She covers demographic, economic and neighborhood change for The Buffalo News, her hometown paper. From 2012 to 2018, she was a reporter covering digital culture, food and agriculture for the Washington Post.

Caitlin’s work has been published in The New York Times and Cosmopolitan, among other publications. She previously wrote the popular daily newsletter “Links I Would Gchat You If We Were Friends," which the media critic David Carr once kindly called "witty and intelligent." 

Caitlin was a 2017 fellow with the University of California Berkeley's 11th Hour Food and Farming program. She graduated summa cum laude from Syracuse University with degrees in international relations, Spanish and magazine journalism.

Caitlin lives in downtown Buffalo with her husband and their dog, Dory, a lovable hound mix. She’s available for freelance assignments.

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