Biography

Anjan Sundaram

Anjan Sundaram is an award-winning journalist who has reported from Africa and the Middle East for the New York Times and the Associated Press. His writing on Africa has also appeared in Foreign Policy, Fortune, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Guardian, the International Herald Tribune, and the Huffington Post. He has been interviewed by the BBC and Radio France Internationale on African current affairs. Anjan received a Reuters journalism award in 2006 for his reporting on Pygmy tribes in Congo’s rain forest. He graduated from Yale, and currently lives in Kigali, Rwanda, with his wife.

Anjan Sundaram

Books by Anjan Sundaram

by Anjan Sundaram - Memoir, Nonfiction

In August 2005, Anjan Sundaram abandoned his path to a Yale Ph.D. in mathematics to travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and refashion himself as a journalist. He found a country that was diseased, corrupt, and poised on the cusp of war. When Sundaram is engaged as a “stringer” for the Associated Press, he becomes a chronicler for a country he’s just beginning to experience. STRINGER is his searing portrait of life in this broken, lawless place, an account of the rocky education of a reporter.