Jack Shenker is an award-winning reporter on radical politics and protest whose work has twice been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize. In his mid-twenties he was appointed Egypt correspondent for the Guardian for his coverage of the 2011 revolution and Arab Spring. This led to his first book, The Egyptians: A Radical Story (Allen Lane, 2016). His journalism has been translated into several languages and has covered Gaza, Africa, Central Asia and the United States, as well as Britain and Europe. As well as for the Guardian, he writes regularly for a wide range of publications, including Granta, the New York Times and London Review of Books. He is based in London.