Journalist and non-fiction writer

Declan Walsh has been a foreign correspondent for ten years - five in Africa and the past five in Pakistan.

He has written for the Sunday Business Post, where he won the paper's first Irish national newspaper award for Social and Campaigning Journalism, and was then Africa correspondent for the Independent and the Irish Times. He has also contributed to the New York Times, the Economist and the Boston Globe.

Walsh has travelled to over 20 countries, covering war, famine and debt relief. Since 2004 he has been the Guardian's Pakistan Correspondent.