Will Storr

Will Storr is a novelist and long-form journalist. The Independent have called him a “versatile, imaginative, committed long-form journalist with a populist touch… a talented, ambitious writer.”

His stories appear in broadsheet newspaper supplements such as The Observer Magazine, Seven Magazine (Sunday Telegraph), The Sunday Times Magazine and The Guardian Weekend. He is a contributing editor at Esquire magazine and GQ Australia. His award-winning radio documentaries have been broadcast on BBC World.

He has reported from the refugee camps of Africa, the war-torn departments of rural Colombia and the remote Aboriginal communities of Australia.

He has been named New Journalist of the Year and Feature Writer of the Year, and has won a National Press Club award for excellence. In 2010, his investigation into the kangaroo meat industry won the Australian Food Media award for Best Investigative Journalism and, in 2012, he was presented with the One World Press award and the Amnesty International award for his work for The Observer on sexual violence against men. In 2013, his BBC radio series ‘An Unspeakable Act’ won the AIB award for best investigative documentary.

He is also a widely published photographer, whose portraits of LRA survivors have been the subject of an exhibition at the Coin Street Gallery in London’s Oxo Tower.

For news updates, follow @wstorr. His website is at http://www.willstorr.co.uk/.

Photo credit: Jay Brooks