Anjan Sundaram

Anjan Sundaram is the author of Bad News: Last Journalists in a Dictatorship (Ingabire prize, PEN America prize finalist, Amazon Best Book of 2016) and Stringer: A Reporter’s Journey in the Congo (Royal African Society Book of the Year in 2014). An award-winning journalist, his writing has appeared in The Guardian, the New York Times, The Washington Post, Granta, the New York Review of Books and Foreign Policy.

His war correspondence from the Central African Republic won a Frontline Club award in 2015, and his reporting on Congo won a Reuters prize in 2006. His work has also been shortlisted for the Prix Bayeux and the Kurt Schork award. He was named a TED Fellow in 2017. Anjan graduated from Yale University and holds a PhD in creative writing.