Eliza Griswold’s works include the poetry collection Wideawake Field and the non-fiction book The Tenth Parallel. Her poetry and reportage has appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, the New York Times Magazine and Harper’s. She is a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. ‘Friday Afternoon with Boko Haram’ is taken from a forthcoming poetry collection.
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Blue Sky Days
‘For those caught beneath its thrum, there’s no comfort that the drone, and whoever is at its helm in America, is only targeting the bad guys.’ Eliza Griswold introduces Tomas van Houtryve's unsettling photo-essay taken by drones coming close to civilian life in the manner of the drones currently deployed in Afghanistan.