writer | photographer | story consultant
When journalists write about the exploits of an infantry unit in Iraq or Afghanistan and it doesn’t read like Neil Shea’s piece in the American Scholar, they are only giving you half the story ...
I’ve just published my latest Instagram-only series in collaboration with photographer Lynsey Addario and National Geographic magazine. The six-part project documents and explores the journey of African refugees and migrants as they cross the Mediterranean Sea, hoping to remake their lives in Europe. Our work (and its many repostings) can be found in its entirety on Instagram at my feed, National Geographic’s, or collected under the unique hashtag #middlepassage2015.
On Dispatches, mentors, and writing about war
Kenya's Lake Turkana | in National Geographic
Nowhere Girl | in The American Scholar
The Men Who Would Fly Forever | in National Geographic
Making Taliban | in The American Scholar
Instagram for students + clients
in Harvard's Nieman Reports
Using Instagram to reach new audiences with stories from Africa's Last Frontier
Photography, memory, cold
A Social Media Experiment in Non-Fiction