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Austin Merrill

Writer Editor Photographer
Everyday Africa

Austin Merrill is a writer, editor, and photographer focusing on social justice, the environment, culture, and travel. A cofounder of Everyday Africa and The Everyday Projects, he is a former West Africa-based correspondent for the Associated Press, and has worked and traveled in Africa since 1995. His writing and photography have been published by Vanity Fair, National Geographic, Wired, Departures, The New Republic, Tin House, and many more. His photography has been exhibited internationally, and he has received grants and awards from the Pulitzer Center, Open Society Foundations, Fund for Investigative Journalism, Society of American Travel Writers, and others. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ivory Coast and earned a Master of International Affairs degree at Columbia University.

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