Michela Wrong is a distinguished international journalist, and has worked as a foreign correspondent covering events across the African continent for Reuters, the BBC and the Financial Times.

She writes regularly for Foreign Policy magazine and the Spectator. Her first book, In the Footsteps of Mr Kurtz, based on her experiences in Africa her first book, won the PEN James Sterne Prize for non-fiction.

Her book I Didn’t Do It for You focuses on Eritrea, and It’s Our Turn to Eat tells the story of John Githongo, a Kenyan whistle-blower. Borderlines is her first novel.