Lindsey Hilsum

LindseyHilsumInternational Editor for the prestigious Channel 4 News, Lindsey was the only English-speaking foreign correspondent in Rwanda when the genocide started in 1994.She has written a number of exceptional pieces for Granta. She appears regularly on Lehrer Hour and on CNN and won an Emmy for her coverage of the Iraq war. She covered the 2011 uprising in Egypt and broadcast constantly from Libya during the revolution. Faber and Penguin Press US published her brilliant Sandstorm to tremendous reviews and it was shortlisted for the Guardian’s First Book Award.