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Writer, filmmaker, teacher.
 

neil shea

 
 
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Neil Shea is a writer and filmmaker based in Brooklyn. His stories regularly appear in National Geographic, and he's a contributing editor with The Virginia Quarterly Review and The American Scholar. He's also a creative consultant and teacher, and his clients have included Instagram, PBS, and Fork Films. See his recent TEDx talk here on innovative storytelling.
 

 
 

magazines

features / tv/ web

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innovative storytelling

 

Shea writes one of those pieces that transcends the politics about the war and simply tells the kind of story people will read years from now.
— Kate Palmer, Foreign Policy
 

teaching + speaking

classes, workshops, conferences

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news

events, travels, projects
 


Aug - Sept

Working with the white wolves of Ellesmere Island this month.

December 2018

My latest Arctic story was voted one of Nat Geo’s best reads of the year!


July

Just signed a 10-episode podcast deal with Stitcher! Coming autumn 2019 …

Aug - Sept

Sailing with the Norwegian coast guard aboard the icebreaker Svalbard.


April

A fun look at my IG work over at Adventure.com 

words / pictures

short true stories + collaborations