Simon Usborne


Freelance feature writer and reporter.

Financial Times
Life and death in the most extreme sport of all
The Guardian
The bold new fight to eradicate suicide
Guardian Weekend
Made in Britain - as Brexit looms, a snapshot of UK manufacturing
The Guardian
Essays for sale: the booming online trade in academic work written to order
Guardian Weekend
The view from here: How it feels to live really, really high up
Guardian Weekend
Meet the stars of Musical.ly, the HUGE lip-synching app
The Guardian
‘We smuggled Michael Jackson out in a room-service trolley’ – celebrity bodyguards tell their stories
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