Tara Isabella Burton has reported travel, religion and culture stories from Iran to Uzbekistan to Argentina. She is a regular contributor to National Geographic Traveler, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist’s 1843 Magazine, and more. She has received the Shiva Naipaul Award, Lowell Thomas Award, and NATJA Awards for her travel writing. She is based between Tbilisi, New York, and Oxford, where she is finishing a doctorate in Theology as a Clarendon Scholar at Trinity College, Oxford. She will be teaching travel writing at SLS Georgia 2017.
Read her piece in National Geographic about refugees from Syria and Iraq fleeing to Turkey here.