Sophie Cousins is an award-winning journalist and writer. After almost a decade of working and living overseas, she has returned to Australia to report on the Coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath. Her work has been published in the Guardian, New York Times, Foreign Policy, London Review of Books and Atlantic, among many others. She has received numerous grants and fellowships including from the National Geographic Society, the International Reporting Project and the South Asia Journalists’ Association. Her first book, A Woman’s Worth, was published in 2019.