I have written for The New Yorker and The Guardian, and work as a freelance content designer for major public sector projects.
WH Auden once said it was a “fallacious belief that art ever makes anything happen”. Had there never been any art, he claimed, “the history of man would be materially unchanged”. Wayétu Moore, however, believes differently. The Liberian-American author and social entrepreneur opened her own bookshop, One Moore Bookstore, Liberia’s first dedicated to reading for pleasure. She started One Moore Book, a non-profit publisher of children’s books for underrepresented communities, after seeing first...
Interview with Alan Trotter about his debut novel. This was one of the most read articles in the Guardian books section on its day of publication.
Interview with Lisa Hanawalt, production designer for BoJack Horseman and acclaimed cartoonist. Was the most read article in The Guardian's books section on the day of its release.
Blog about Norah Lange, a great Argentine author whose status as a muse unduly eclipsed her writing.
Interview with Stoya about her debut essay collection. Was the most read article in The Guardian's culture section on day of release and remained the most read books article for several days. Shared over 1,200 times. I'm quoted on the book's jacket.
My interview with Özgür Mumcu, a Turkish author/journalist/free-speech activist. The article was popular with both British and Turkish readers, was the 2nd most read piece in The Guardian's book section that day and was shared over 1,000 times.
Article discussing Tunglið, a unique Icelandic publisher. On the day of its publication, this was the 2nd most read article in The Guardian's books section.
My article has been shared over 4,300 times. It was shared as a news item by the Poetry Foundation, Nieman Foundation and Vox, republished by The Kathmandu Post in Nepal, and became a story in Italy, Spain, France, Turkey and Iceland.
Interview with Pajtim Statovci. Featured article on The Guardian's website book section.
Feature about a new translation of the classic Dutch novel. The publication of my article was covered by the Dutch media.
Review of prize-winning writer George Saunders' first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.
First English language article about Bohemian writer Johannes Urzidil to appear in a major publication.