Maurice Chammah is currently a staff writer at The Marshall Project. He lives in Austin, Texas.
He has written for The Atlantic, The New York Times, Slate, VICE, Texas Monthly, The Texas Observer, Guernica, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. When he lived in Egypt, he blogged 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. His first reader is usually Emily Smith. They wrote a travel guide to Egypt.