About Me

Nadja Sayej is a culture journalist covering entertainment, film, TV, contemporary art, music and comedy. She writes for The New York Times, The Guardian, The Economist, Harper’s Bazaar, W Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, Architectural Digest and CNN Style, among others.
With a focus on celebrity interviews, she has interviewed hundreds of world-renowned film directors, artists and celebrities including David Lynch, Marina Abramovic, Susan Sarandon, Isabella Rossellini, John Waters, Patti Smith, Salma Hayek and Jean Paul Gaultier. She made headlines for conducting the first-ever jpeg interview with Douglas Coupland.
Nadja has published four books, including The Celebrity Interview Book, which includes her 21 best Q&As, and Biennale Bitch, a comedy book about covering biennales across the globe.
She is also a celebrity photographer who shoots the stars up close and personal, which are being published in a book entitled Celebrity Photographs to be released January 2019.