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Geoffrey Cain

Seoul, Republic of Korea
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  north korea, pop culture, south korea, economics, southeast asia, asia, politics, korea, technology, health, myanmar, thailand, indonesia, cambodia, vietnam, china

Writing a book on Korea's Samsung empire for @CrownPublishing. Recent work at WSJ, Foreign Policy, LARB. Asia, culture, tech, politics.

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As GlobalPost's senior correspondent in Seoul, I cover mainly North Korea with a spattering of pieces on Japan and South Korea.

Previously, I contributed articles on Asia to a dozen magazines and newspapers, including TIME, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, The New Republic,...

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yeah. What a pain.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Thomas Fowler, the British journalist in Vietnam from Graham Greene's "The Quiet American" (1955).

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

A short e-mail will do the trick, with a couple sentences on why this would be relevant to American readers interested in foreign news.