Teju Cole

Teju Cole, Photo: Martin Lengemann

Teju Cole is a photographer, novelist, and essayist. In 2013, he and the translator Christine Richter-Nilsson were awarded the Internationaler Literaturpreis for the novel Open City (2011). Cole’s other honors include the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Windham Campbell Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His most recent books are Human Archipelago (2019), a collaboration with the photographer Fazal Sheikh, and Fernweh (2020), a photobook. Cole is currently a Professor of Creative Writing at Harvard University.

As of August 2020