2023 Journalism prize finalist

Wendell Steavenson

The Economist's 1843 Magazine

Wendell Steavenson is a writer and journalist. She has written for The Guardian, the Financial Times, Granta, and The New Yorker, among other publications, and is the author of three nonfiction books and two novels. Over the past year, she has been reporting from Ukraine for 1843 magazine. She was a Neiman Fellow in 2014 and a Guggenheim Fellow in 2021. Her book Circling the Square was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Books in 2016.

Her shortlisted pieces are: