neil shea

 
 
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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
 

Neil Shea is a writer, filmmaker, creative consultant, and teacher. His stories regularly appear in National Geographic magazine, and he's a contributing editor with The Virginia Quarterly Review and The American Scholar. His recent clients have included Instagram, Fork Films, Cathay Pacific Airways, Market Road Films, and the Atlantic's Re:Think agency. He teaches at Sewanee, the University of the South, and at Boston University.

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news

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February 2018

TED talk
@Emory University
 on 2/24


October

Filming in Kenya w/ Abby Disney + Fork Films

December 2017

New TV series greenlit for Nat Geo Wild


August

New Instagram series w/ photographer Randy Olson

November

Fieldwork in the Arctic for an upcoming story


July

Filming in Kenya w/ Fork Films

words / pictures

short true stories + collaborations