Daily Maverick (USA)
Kevin Bloom is a writer, editor and journalist. He is the co-author of Continental Shift: A Journey into Africa’s Changing Fortunes, a seven-year, eighteen-country investigation into the forces shaping Africa in the 21st century. His first book, Ways of Staying, won the 2010 South African Literary Award for literary journalism, and was shortlisted for the Alan Paton Award. Kevin is an Honorary Writing Fellow at the University of Iowa, and a former Writing Fellow at the Wits Institute of Social and Economic Research. As the co-founder of the "Our Burning Planet" series at Daily Maverick, he brings his experience in investigative reporting and long-form narrative journalism to bear on sub-Saharan Africa's changing climate.