A.J. Wilson is a ghostwriter who helps people tell true stories that illuminate the big political issues of our time, from national security to the state of the economy. Most recently, he partnered with a former FBI agent and New York Times bestselling author on a narrative history of al-Qaeda. The book is published by W.W. Norton.
Articles written by A.J. have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Huffington Post, the Daily Beast, and journals published by Georgetown and Harvard universities. Speeches written by him have been delivered on the floor of the U.S. Congress and the UK Parliament, as well as at Yale University, the Harvard Kennedy School, and the U.S. Institute of Peace.
Born in Scotland and educated at Edinburgh, New York, and London universities, A.J. practiced litigation with a top-tier global law firm before going on to serve as a speechwriter to leading figures in the worlds of politics and diplomacy on both sides of the Atlantic. He now lives in Washington, DC with his wife, Rachel.