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Lindsey Hilsum & Rachael Allen

Lindsey Hilsum on Libya, her time in Rwanda and how countries can repair in the aftermath of war.

Lindsey Hilsum

Lindsey Hilsum is the International Editor of Channel 4 News, and the author of In Extremis: the Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin and Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution. Hilsum was the only English-speaking foreign correspondent in Rwanda when the genocide began in 1994, and wrote about this for Granta in ‘Where is Kigali?’. Almost twenty years later, she returned to document the nation’s path to recovery in ‘The Rainy Season’.

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Rachael Allen

Rachael Allen is poetry editor and the former online editor for Granta. She is co-editor of poetry anthology series Clinic and online journal Tender. A pamphlet of her poems is published with Faber as part of the Faber New Poets series.

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