Marina Cantacuzino

The Forgiveness Project

Marina Cantacuzino is an author, broadcaster, podcaster and peace activist. With a background in journalism in 2004, in response to the invasion of Iraq, she founded The Forgiveness Project, a charity that works with personal narratives in order to help people break cycles of harm and create a more compassionate world. Last year her series Forgiveness: Stories from the Frontline was aired on BBC Radio 4, and her latest of three books on the subject of forgiveness, Forgiveness: An Exploration was published in paperback by Simon & Schuster in May. She has also worked as a tutor for the Arvon Foundation, a charitable organization that promotes creative writing, and recently devised and delivered a residential life-writing course called ‘Turning Pain into Prose’.