Lalage Snow on location in Kabul 2017

Award winning freelance photojournalist, writer and filmmaker Lalage Snow has covered war and unrest in the Middle East and Afghanistan since 2007, making Kabul her home for over five years. There, she worked for a variety of publications including The Sunday Times, The FT, The Telegraph and Granta, to name but a few. She has also worked in Gaza, The West Bank, Israel, Eastern Ukraine, Bangladesh, Jordan and Iraq.

Her first book, War Gardens, published by Quercus in 2018explores current conflicts through the peaceful act of gardening.

An original, creative and intrepid storyteller, she often combines journalism and art and her work has been exhibited around the world to critical acclaim. She singlehandedly produced, filmed and directed her first film ‘Afghan Army Girls’ for Channel 4 and in 2016 a series of her films and photographs were on display at The Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC. Most recently she produced, filmed, directed and narrated ‘The Gardeners of Kabul’, a half hour documentary for the BBC.  

She now lives in Dorset, UK with her husband and son.

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