Journalist and Musician

Maurice Chammah is a journalist who writes feature articles, essays, and book reviews. In Texas, he has reported on law, crime, religion, and other subjects for The New York TimesTexas MonthlyThe Texas ObserverGuernica Magazine, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. His latest work from Texas is here.

As a 2011-2012 Fulbright fellow in Cairo, Egypt, he reported for Rolling Stone Middle East,  The Revealer, The Huffington Post and the Austin American-Statesman. View his latest writing about Egypt at Adrift on the Nile.

He plays violin in the band Mother Falcon and is an Assistant Editor at American Short Fiction. He’s on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn.

His first reader is usually Emily Smith. They wrote a travel guide to Egypt.

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