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 from a wide range of countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kosovo and 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 British Young Journalist of the Year in 2007, a One World Media Award in 2010, three Amnesty International Media Awards in 2010, 2011 and 2014, 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. He was also selected for the 2014 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 world's greatest distance runners and their quest to run previously unthinkable times for the marathon. 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||8 Sep '14|
|What Lies Beneath Stonehenge?||The Smithsonian Magazine||31 Aug '14|
|Hell Is Other People||GQ||2 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||25 Jul '13|