Simon Usborne


Freelance feature writer and reporter.

Financial Times
Speed skiing: too fast for the Olympics
Financial Times
Life and death in the most extreme sport of all
The Guardian
The bold new fight to eradicate suicide
Independent
A homeless man, impaled on a spike in Kensington. Who was he and why did he die?
Guardian Weekend
Made in Britain - as Brexit looms, a snapshot of UK manufacturing
Independent
Thirty-five dead and not even a plaque: why did we forget London's deadliest postwar fire?
The Guardian
Essays for sale: the booming online trade in academic work written to order
Financial Times
The hotel putting the swing back into Bloomsbury
Financial Times
After the gold rush: heliskiing on the last frontier
Financial Times
Pantelleria: black pearl of the Mediterranean
Financial Times
Riding in the Dolomites with an Italian legend
Financial Times
How a farming community became the world’s most luxurious ski resort
Financial Times
Britannia's new wave: Ten Trinity Square reinvents itself as a luxury hotel
Financial Times
Postcard from... The Lower East Side

Award-winning feature writer, London. Published in The Guardian, the Financial Times, Vogue, GQ, Tatler, Buzzfeed and ES Magazine. Available for a range of writing work. Formerly a writer and editor at The Independent. In 2017, I won Travel Writer of the Year at the Press Awards.


simon@susborne.com