Ed Caesar is an author and feature writer. He has contributed to The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Outside, The Smithsonian Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine and British GQ, and has reported in a wide range of countries, from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Kosovo to Iran. He was once asked by Kevin Costner whether he was "anxious to die".
Caesar has won a number of awards for his journalism. These include the British Young Journalist of the Year Award in 2007, a One World Media Award in 2010, two Amnesty International Media Awards in 2010 and 2011, and a Foreign Press Association Award in 2011. In 2013, he was named Writer of the Year by the PPA, Britain's magazine association, for his work at GQ. In 2014, he was selected for the Prix Bayeux for war correspondents.
Amongst other subjects, Caesar has written about African civil wars, marathon tennis matches, British murder trials, wingsuit flying and Tom Wolfe's beautiful apartment. Most of his long articles are archived on this website.
Caesar is currently writing Two Hours, a book about the quest to run a marathon in less than two hours. It will be published by Simon & Schuster in the USA in October 2015, and by Viking in the UK in July 2015. He is represented by Karolina Sutton at the Curtis Brown agency in London, and by Sloan Harris at ICM in New York.
Email Ed at or follow him on Twitter @edcaesar.
|The Singular Life of Roger Federer||Town & Country||9 Sep '14|
|What Lies Beneath Stonehenge?||The Smithsonian Magazine||1 Sep '14|
|Hell Is Other People||GQ||3 Apr '14|
|What Is The Value Of Stolen Art?||The New York Times Magazine||13 Nov '13|
|The Life and Death of Hervé le Gallou||The New York Times Magazine||26 Jul '13|