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War Correspondent and Author Jonathan Alpeyrie Visits CORE: -

“THE SHATTERED LENS: A War Photographer’s True Story of Captivity and Survival in Syria”

Join us on December 3 for an evening with war correspondent and author, Jonathan Alpeyrie. Alpeyrie is the author of The Shattered Lens, which recounts his experience being captured and held hostage by Syrian rebels who tortured him over the course of three months in 2013. The incredible story is currently being adapted for film.

About Jonathan Alpeyrie:
Alpeyrie's career has brought him to over 25 countries, covering 13 conflict zones assignments in the Middle East and North Africa, the South Caucasus, Europe, North America and Central Asia. Born in Paris, Alpeyrie moved to New York as a teen. After graduating from University of Chicago, he went to the Congo to work on various essays, which were picked up by Getty Images. He has since worked as a freelancer for the Sunday Times, ELLE, Glamour, Aftenposten, Le Monde, and BBC. Alpeyrie has been published in magazines such as Paris Match, Times (Europe), Newsweek, Vanity Fair, CNN, The Guardian, and The Atlantic. He is currently working on a new photography book about WWII Veterans.

About Stash Luczkiw:
Stash Luczkiw is a New York-born poet and translator based in Italy, where he works as the editor of Longitude, a monthly geopolitical magazine.

About NSL:
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