Co-Founder, Everyday Africa and The Everyday Projects
New York, USA
Austin Merrill is the Founder of Everyday Africa and The Everyday Projects, is a writer and editor based in Brooklyn, New York. Formerly a West Africa based correspondent for the Associated Press and editor at Vanity Fair, he has had writing and photography published by National Geographic, Foreign Policy, Conde Nast
Traveler, the Wall Street Journal, Wired, Tin House, and others. 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.