Nathan A. Thompson is a freelance journalist based in Cambodia. He specializes in in-depth coverage of Asia.
His news stories have appeared in dozens of publications including The New York Times, Guardian, Telegraph, Slate, VICE, Salon, Christian Science Monitor, CNN and Al Jazeera.
Nathan's travel and personal essays have been published in The Guardian, Independent, Daily Mail and BBC.
His debut poetry collection was released by Wow Books in 2016.
He has a degree in Philosophy and Communication Studies from Cardiff University and has served as vice president and president of the Overseas Press Club of Cambodia.

I Take Nothing Strong, Only Lightning is Nathan's debut poetry collection​

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On assignment at the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh. Drugs and migrants flow through via corrupt boarder guards and smugglers.