Journalist and biographer Georgina Howell passes away

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Georgina HowellCelebrated journalist and biographer, Georgina Howell, has passed away. Howell was best known for her biography on Gertrude Bell, Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations, which was also the subject of her sold-out talks at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in 2014.

Howell began her career as a fashion journalist before becoming a feature-writer for the Sunday Times Magazine, American Vogue and Vanity Fair.

The Festival team share their deepest condolences with Howell’s family during this difficult time.