Journalist and Musician

Maurice Chammah is currently a staff writer at The Marshall Project.

In Texas, his writing on law, crime, religion, and other subjects has been published by The Atlantic, The New York Times, Slate, Texas MonthlyThe Texas ObserverGuernica, 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.

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