Caspar Henderson

Caspar Henderson

Caspar Henderson is a writer and journalist. He was educated at Westminster School and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. His work has appeared in the Financial Times, the Guardian, the Independent, New Scientist, the New York Review of Books, as well as other publications. He is a past recipient of an IUCN-Reuters award for best environmental reporting in Western Europe, and has worked as a consultant and advisor with leading voluntary organizations, government and international agencies. From 2002 to 2005 he was a senior editor at OpenDemocracy, a project for open global politics, where he commissioned, edited and contributed to analysis and debate on globalization, security, the environment, and the politics of climate change.

Mr. Henderson is the author of The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary, which was shortlisted for the 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books and for which he received the Author’s Foundation Roger Deakin Award 2009 and The Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for Non-Fiction in 2009. His latest book, A New Map of Wonders: A Journey in Search of Marvels was published by Granta in November 2017 to wide acclaim. He lives in Oxford, England.

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