Ismail Einashe is an award-winning journalist and writer who has written for The Guardian, BBC News, The Sunday Times, Foreign Policy, The New York Times, Frieze, ArtReview, and The Nation, among many others.
He is the author of "Look Again: Strangers" (2023), a book by Tate Publishing that explores migration through the lens of art. He co-edited the volume "Lost in Media: Migrant Perspectives and the Public Sphere" (2019), featuring essays by prominent authors such as Aleksandar Hemon, Ece Temelkuran, and Daniel Trilling.
He has won several awards for his work, including a 2019 Migration Media Award and the 2021 Investigative Journalism for Europe Impact Award. In 2020, he was a finalist for the European Press Prize.
Ismail is part of Lost in Europe, a cross-border journalism project investigating child migrant disappearances in Europe. As an Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow in 2019, Ismail reported on China's involvement in Africa, focusing on Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Zambia.
He is also an Ochberg Fellow at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University and a member of the editorial board of Tate Etc., the magazine of the Tate Galleries.