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Simon Usborne

Simon Usborne


Simon Usborne is a feature writer based in London. He worked for ten years at the Independent, where, among other things, he investigated a mysterious death, a forgotten fire and the unstoppable rise of Jägermeister. A freelance writer since 2016, he has contributed to the Guardian, GQ, Vogue, Tatler, BuzzFeed and ES Magazine, and writes travel stories for the Financial Times. He won travel writer of the year at the 2017 Press Awards.

Find out more on his website or Twitter account.

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