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, Interview Magazine, Vanity Fair London, Vulture, The Hollywood Reporter, The Observer, The Independent, The Face as well as Architectural Digest, Cosmo and Graydon Carter’s Airmail News, among others.
With a focus on celebrity interviews and entertainment reporting, she has interviewed hundreds of world-renowned film directors, artists, designers and actors including David Lynch, Marina Abramovic, Susan Sarandon, Robert De Niro, Isabella Rossellini, John Waters, Patti Smith, Salma Hayek, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jean Paul Gaultier. She made headlines for conducting the first-ever jpeg interview with Douglas Coupland and has covered A-list parties, from Heidi Klum’s Halloween Party to the New York Film Festival.
Nadja has published five books, including The Celebrity Interview Book, which includes her 21 best Q&As, and Biennale Bitch, a Gonzo comedy-travel book about covering biennales across the globe.
She is also a celebrity photographer who shoots the stars up close and personal, and they’ve appeared in everywhere from Vanity Fair London to The Daily Mail, Backgrid and V Magazine. Her celebrity photos are being published in a book to be released in 2021.
Photo by Harald Geil.