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I’m an award winning journalist, author, and podcaster.

My debut non-fiction book, Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, was published in June 2017 to critical acclaim.

My podcast, About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge, premiered in March 2018. It was chosen as one of the best podcasts of 2018 by Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Harper’s Bazaar UK, The Guardian, British GQ and Wired UK .

In 2019, my work earned me a place on Forbes’ European 30 Under 30 list. In 2018, I won a Bold Moves Award from Women in the Creative Industries for the publication of Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race. In January 2018, British Vogue highlighted named me a ‘new suffragette’.  Prior to the publication of the book, in 2015, I won a 30 to watch award from MHP Communications. In 2014, the Guardian listed me as one of the 30 most exciting people under 30 in digital media. I’ve also been listed in Elle Magazine’s 100 Inspirational Women list, and The Root’s 30 black viral voices under 30.

A Sunday Times bestseller, Why I’m won the 2018 Jhalak Prize, the 2018 Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing, and a 2018 British Book Award for Narrative Non Fiction.  A 2018 public poll by Academic Book Week named Why I’m the most influential book written by a woman.

The book earned a spot on many prestigious award longlists and shortlists, including the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, the Orwell Prize for Political Writing, the Specsavers National Book Award, and the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards. In it’s year of publication, Why I’m was voted non-fiction book of the year for 2017 by booksellers at both Foyles and Blackwells.

Actress Emma Watson selected Why I’m for her feminist book club, Our Shared Shelf, in January 2018. You can watch us in conversation here.

I’m represented by Carrie Plitt at Felicity Bryan Associates.

Outside of writing, you might find me reading (obviously), cycling, buying nail polish or trying to find good coffee. I live in London.