Maurice Chammah is currently a staff writer at The Marshall Project.
In Texas, his writing on law, crime, religion, and other subjects has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, Texas Monthly, The Texas Observer, Guernica Magazine, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. As a 2011-2012 Fulbright fellow in Cairo, Egypt, he wrote about Egypt at Adrift on the Nile.
He has played violin in the band Mother Falcon and is an Assistant Editor at American Short Fiction. He’s on Twitter and LinkedIn. He lives in Austin, Texas. His first reader is usually Emily Smith. They wrote a travel guide to Egypt.