Jeremy Harding is a contributing editor at the London Review of Books. His translations of Rimbaud are published in Penguin Classics. He is the co-translator of Modern French Philosophy by Vincent Descombes. His memoir, Mother Country, is about the discovery of parents, absent and present. He has reported often on refugees and migrants in Europe, North Africa and the US. Border Vigils: Keeping Migrants out of the Rich World, appeared in 2012.
He first visited Palestine with the Palestine Festival of Literature in 2009 and has since returned several times and run writing workshops with university students. Two of his essays from Palestine appear in This is Not a Border: Reportage & Reflection from the Palestine Festival of Literature.