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Laurie Penny is a writer and journalist. She writes for
Vice, the Guardian and many other publications, and is a
columnist and Contributing Editor at the New Statesman
magazine. She was the youngest person to be shortlisted
for the Orwell Prize for political writing on her blog ‘Penny
Red’. She has reported on radical politics, protest, digital
culture and feminism from around the world, working with
activists from the Occupy movement and the European
youth uprisings. She has 160,000 followers on Twitter and in 2012 won the British Media Awards’ ‘Twitter Public
Personality of the Year’ prize. Laurie is a nerd, a nomad
and an activist. She is thirty years old and lives in London.

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