Julie Turkewitz



Julie is a journalist with a deep commitment to exploring the roots of social injustice. She is a contributor to The New York Times, The Atlantic and others. Previously, she wrote about AIDS and homelessness for the nonprofit Housing Works. She lives in Brooklyn, speaks Spanish and sometimes takes pictures.

Reach out at julieturkewitz@gmail.com. Tweet @fotojulie.

The New York Times

City’s Doormen Reach New Labor Agreement

De Blasio Announces Push for Hurricane Recovery

Boy, 14, Is Charged With Murder in Shooting on Brooklyn Bus

Helping Poor Defendants Post Bail in Backlogged Bronx

In Queens, Balking at Change, Even If It’s Called Improvement

Stabbing Suspect Silent; Grieving Goes On

Police Search for Father of Two Dead Toddlers

Take This Book

A State Inquiry Is Said to Target Job Agencies + Leer en Español

Stopping New York’s Drug Overdose Deaths

An Incandescent, Echoing, Interactive Art Show

The Soul Tigers of East New York

Queens Carwash Workers Strike in Solidarity with Fired Colleague

State Said to Be Investigating Pay for Fast-Food Workers

A White Road and an Ambiguous Narrative

Behind the Walls with Argentina’s 1 Percent

Challenging an Old Narrative in Latin American Photojournalism

Vitas Luckus “Photographed Both for God and for the Devil”

Fast Food Union Organizers Get Some Historical Perspective

City Has Financial Ties to Carwashes Under Investigation

When East Flatbush Seethes, the God Squad Soothes

Serving Solace, One Bagel at a Time

After Sale of Carwash, Owners Agree to Give Workers New Jobs

Employees Walk Out Over Sale of Carwash

Fired by Pentecostalism, And Waiting for a New Holy Book

If You’re a Woman, You’ve Probably Heard It

Aaron Swartz: Love for an Internet Activist, Anger Over His Death

Unemployment Deepens the Loss from Hurricane Sandy

Transgender Latinas Find a Refuge in Queens

Latinas Transexuales Encuentran Refugio en Queens

The Little Red House That Could

Deaf in Cuyantepeque, El Salvador + Video

Storm Victims, in Cleanup, Face Rise in Injuries and Illness

Gathering to Dance Amid Tragedy

Dispatches from a Darkened Peninsula

Sunday Review: The Disability Trap

The Harlem Honeys Are Homeless

Venezuelans Line Up Before Dawn to Vote in Midtown

Visions of a Blind Photographer

The Atlantic, Pacific-Standard Magazine, The Global Post

Is Drug Trafficking Worse Than Murder?

Why Are Venezuelan Prisoners Sewing Their Mouths Shut?

The Women of Mexico’s Drug War

Smoking Kids

First Nights in America

The Last Mom-and-Pop Shops

Why South Carolina Still Segregates HIV-Positive Prisoners

Overdose in America

Transgender Rights in the Workplace Are Still Unclear

How a 20-Year-Old Policy Finally Sparked Outrage

The Policy That Keeps Prostitutes from Carrying and Using Condoms

The War on Drug Users: Are Syringe Exchanges Immoral? 

Yangon’s Emerging Labor Movement

Myanmar Struggles to Save Its Children