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Tara Isabella Burton



Tara Isabella Burton has followed a female hermit into the remote Caucasus, gotten love amulets from Turkish Islamic shamans, and held signs with the street preachers of Las Vegas.

Her work on religion, culture, and place can be found at National Geographic,  The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera, The Economist's 1843, Aeon, The BBC, The Atlantic, The American Interest, Salon,The New Statesman, The Telegraph, and more.Her fiction can or shall be found in ​Granta, Volume 1 Brooklyn, The New Yorker's Daily Shouts, Great Jones Street, Tor.com,PANK, Shimmer,and other places. She has received The Spectator's 2012 Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize and a 2016 Lowell Thomas Award.