Kaya Genç is a novelist and essayist from Istanbul. L’Avventura (Macera), his first novel, was published in 2008. He is the author of the non-fiction books “Under the Shadow: Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey” (2016) and “An Istanbul Anthology: Travel Writing through the Ages” (2015). Kaya’s writing was picked by The Atlantic for the magazine’s ‘best works of journalism in 2014’ list. He has appeared in the London Review of Books, Times Literary Supplement, Paris Review, Believer, Guardian, Financial Times, New York Times, New Republic, Prospect, Time, Newsweek, Sight & Sound, Salon, Guernica Magazine, Al Jazeera English, New Humanist and White Review, among others. Kaya has a PhD in English literature. He is a contributing editor at Index on Censorship and the Istanbul correspondent of The Believer and The Los Angeles Review of Books.
Natasha Joseph is an award-winning South African journalist who started her career as a general newspaper reporter in 2000. Since then, she’s contributed extensively to newspapers, magazines and websites including The Atlantic and Al Jazeera English. Joseph was news editor for one of South Africa’s biggest weekly titles, City Press, from 2012 to 2015 and joined Index on Censorship magazine as a contributing editor during this period. She is currently the education, science and technology editor of The Conversation Africa (theconversation.com/africa) and lives in Johannesburg.
Irene Caselli is an Italian freelance journalist, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with over ten years of experience in print and broadcasting. She has spent most of her journalistic career in Latin America. She was the BBC correspondent in Venezuela when Hugo Chávez died, and previously worked for the BBC in Ecuador, as a correspondent, and in London, as a producer. She contributes to other international media in both English and Spanish, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Guardian, Univisión and Monocle.
The truth is in danger. Working with reporters and writers around the world, Index continually hears first-hand stories of the pressures of reporting, and of how journalists are too afraid to write or broadcast because of what might happen next.
28 Jul 2016