Deborah Campbell is the author of A Disappearance in Damascus, which won the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize and the Hubert Evans Prize, and was a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her previous book, This Heated Place, was a Lonely Planet recommended read.

Campbell’s work has been published in seven languages and 11 countries. Places she has written about include Iran, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, Mexico, Cuba and Russia. Her work has appeared in Harper’s, the New York TimesThe EconomistThe Guardian and Foreign Policy. She is the winner of three National Magazine Awards and received the Freedom to Read Award for her body of work. Campbell has lectured at Harvard, Berkeley, Zayed University in Dubai, and the National Press Club in Washington. She is Associate Professor in the Department of Writing and Lansdowne Chair in Fine Arts at the University of Victoria.



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