Emma Hogan is a writer and editor.

Since late 2012 she has worked at The Economist, where she is currently Americas Editor (covering Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean). Before that she was Deputy Briefings Editor, editing long articles across the paper and editing the Christmas issue in 2020.

As a reporter she travelled to nearly two dozen countries, writing about South-East Asia, Europe and Britain. Alongside her reporting she writes features, including an 1843 cover story on microdosing LSD, how Ireland became so socially liberal, and on the benefits of cold-water swimming.

She also writes for other publications including the London Review of Books, Times Literary Supplement, Financial Times and The Times. In 2012 she was one of the judges for the Forward Prize for poetry.

Emma graduated from Cambridge University in 2010 with a double first in English Literature and completed an MPhil the following year. Her undergraduate dissertation was turned into a piece in the Times Literary Supplement about discovering an early draft of a poem by Frank O’Hara.

A small selection of her articles can be found on the journalism page of this website.

Photo by Carlotta Cardana