Eleanor Penny is a writer, journalist, editor, poet, broadcaster and teacher.

Her work has appeared in numerous outlets including the New Statesman, the Independent, Verso Books, In These Times, and the London Review of Books.

She’s an editor at Novara Media, and formerly an editor at Red Pepper Magazine and openDemocracy.

She’s a prize-winning poet, and alumnus of the Barbican Young Poets programme, twice shortlisted for Young People’s Poet Laureate for London. Her first book is forthcoming with flipped eye. She produces and hosts the poetry podcast Bedtime Stories for the End of the World.

She regularly features as a commentator on TV and radio. Appearances include Sky News, Al Jazeera, France24, BBC Newsnight, talkRadio and LBC.

She produces videos, radios and podcasts with Novara Media. Click here to watch her most recent documentary, about the life of Rosa Luxemburg.

She teaches creative writing, and regularly gives talks and workshops on a range of political and cultural topics.