Stephen Starr is a journalist and author with editorial clients in North America, the Gulf, the UK and Ireland. From 2007 to 2012 he lived in Damascus and elsewhere in Syria, and reported Syria’s popular uprising from inside the country. He is the author of the critically acclaimed ‘Revolt in Syria: Eye-Witness to the Uprising‘ and has also reported from Iraq, Lebanon, Turkey, Canada and Ireland.
Stephen’s writings have appeared in The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, GlobalPost, The Times, The Globe & Mail, Foreign Policy, The Washington Post and The Sunday Times, and he has contributed to WNYC, CBC, BBC, CNN, Fox News, Sky News and Al Jazeera television, among many others. He is the Turkey contributor for The Irish Times.
From September 2012 to April 2013 he was a Munk School fellow in global journalism at the University of Toronto and wrote for the National Post and the Globe and Mail. For the Globe he launched the Syria Live blog.
Stephen lives in Istanbul.