Philip Gourevitch

  • * Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Des Lettres

  • * Cullman Fellow, New York Public Library

Philip Gourevitch is a long-time staff writer for The New Yorker, the former editor of The Paris Review, and the author of three books: The Ballad of Abu Ghraib (2008), A Cold Case (2001), and We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda (1998). He has written extensively on politics and culture for The New Yorker, and other journals, reporting from Africa, Asia, Europe, and the United States. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and his reportage, essays, criticism, and short fiction have appeared in numerous publications at home and abroad. His new book — on Rwanda twenty years after the genocide — will be published in 2014.