Deborah Campbell is an award-winning journalist who has spent the past decade reporting from such places as Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Qatar, Colombia, Cuba and Russia. Much of her work involves living among the societies she covers. Her articles have appeared in Harper’s, The Economist, The Guardian, New Scientist, Foreign Policy and The Walrus. She currently teaches narrative non-fiction writing at UBC. A Disappearance in Damascus is Campbell’s latest book about the riveting true story of a remarkable relationship between two women in the shadow of the Syrian war.