Founder of Author, We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow You Will Be Killed with Your Families
1995 Global Fellow
Philip Gourevitch, a long-time staff writer for The New Yorker and former editor of The Paris Review, is the author of three books: The Ballad Of Abu Ghraib [Standard Operating Procedure] (2008), A Cold Case (2001), and We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda (1998), which won numerous prestigious awards including the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Award, the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction,and England’s Guardian First Book Award. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Philip’s work as a foreign correspondent began in the early 1990s in Asia, Europe, and Africa. In 2004, he was The New Yorker’s Washington Correspondent, covering the presidential election. Beginning in 2005, he served for five years as editor of The Paris Review. His reportage, essays, criticism, and short fiction have appeared in numerous publications around the world.