Michela Wrong

Shortlisted for work published by the New Statesman, Financial Times and Slate.

Michela Wrong has spent 13 years reporting on the African continent. All three of her non-fiction books, In the Footsteps of Mr Kurtz (about the Congolese dictator Mobutu), I Didn’t Do It for You (about the Red Sea nation of Eritrea) and It’s Our Turn to Eat (about Kenyan whistle-blower John Githongo) have been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize.

Submitted articles

Other links

  • Michela Wrong, Lord Ashdown, Peter Beaumont and David Loyn, ‘Is journalism failing failing states?’, Orwell Prize Launch Debate 2009
  • Michela Wrong on Journalisted