Laurie Penny

Laurie Penny is an award-winning journalist, essayist, public speaker, writer, activist, internet nanocelebrity and author of six books, including Unspeakable Things (Bloomsbury, 2014), Everything Belongs To The Future (Tor, 2016) and Bitch Doctrine (Bloomsbury, 2017). Laurie writes essays, columns, features and gonzo journalism about politics, social justice, pop culture, feminism, technology and mental health. When they get time, they also writes creepy political science fiction. They make words for money, trouble and social change, currently as Contributing Editor of New Statesman magazine, as a columnist for The Baffler, and for lots of other outlets including The Guardian, Time Magazine, Buzzfeed, The New York Times, Vice, Salon, The Nation, The New Inquiry, and Medium. Laurie’s latest book Sexual Revolution was published by Bloomsbury in February 2022.

When they’re not on the road, Laurie is based in London, UK.