James Griffiths is an experienced international reporter and producer, currently based in Hong Kong for CNN International. He has reported on the ground from Hong Kong, China, South Korea, and Australia.

James was previously an assistant editor at the South China Morning Post, and has been published by the Atlantic, the Daily Beast, Global Post, and Vice, among others. He has appeared as a commentator on the BBC, NPR, Sirius XM and Al Jazeera.

For literary enquiries, please contact Marysia Juszczakiewicz at Peony.


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