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Farah Mohammed (Editor)

Farahnaz Mohammed (you can call her Farah) is a nomadic journalist, based wherever there’s an internet connection. She has a particular interest in digital journalism and exploring innovation in media. Originally from Jamaica, Farah has lived and worked in Bermuda, Canada, Scotland, Argentina, Hong Kong, the U.S.A. and Germany. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, Quartz, The Huffington Post and Nautilus, among others. She was formerly an intern at the United Nations Development Programme, a Knight Innovation fellow at VICE Media, and a contributing writer and editor to the international women’s rights platform Girls’ Globe. Farah holds a Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University and a Master of Arts in Spanish and English Literature from the University of Edinburgh.

Stories By Farah Mohammed (Editor)

The Gruesome and Heroic Afterlife of Peter the Dog

The grisly murder of Athol McCowan gripped a sleepy coastal region in Australia. But even more shocking was how the killer’s exhumed pet dog served as star witness in the trial.

I Had a Postpartum Mental Breakdown—and Was Convinced I Was Dead

When I became a mom at 19, my depression spiraled out of control until I reached a delirious state. I was very much alive, but certain I'd been dead for years.

My Father Scared Me Speechless. Here’s How I Got My Voice Back.

After years of terror and abuse, the simple act of speaking paralyzed me with fear. Now I will never be silent again.

The Diver Who Brings Up the Bodies

So many Indian farmers are killing themselves that bodies pile up at the end of one long canal. Gurbaksh Singh helps their families find closure.

The Curse of Playing the Wicked Witch of the West

After nearly dying while filming “The Wizard of Oz,” Margaret Hamilton spent the rest of her career trying to escape her evil character’s long shadow.

Confessions of a Misfit on the Dog Show Circuit

Being a young, tattooed queer person in this hoity-toity world hasn’t always been easy. But I’ve found a way to follow my passion while letting my freak flag fly.