Matthieu Aikins

Matthieu Aikins is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who has reported from Afghanistan and the Middle East since 2008. He is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone, and a Puffin Fellow at Type Media Center. His first book, The Naked Don’t Fear the Water, about an undercover journey to Europe with Afghan refugees, was published by Harper and Fitzcarraldo Editions in February, and has been translated into six languages.

Matthieu grew up in Nova Scotia and has a master’s degree in Near Eastern Studies from New York University.

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Published book :

The Naked Don’t Fear the Water: An Underground Journey with Afghan Refugees – 2022

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