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Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

Freelance journalist

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff is an award-winning freelance journalist, book editor, columnist, host, and creative with focuses on features and profiles on identity, culture, lifestyle, travel, media, and social politics. The former editor-in-chief at gal-dem magazine and a former senior staff editor at the New York Times, she has written and edited for a variety of publications, including the Guardian and Observer, Dazed, and the Financial Times

Editor of the books Black Joy (Penguin, 2021), a new anthology that explores what it means to be Black and British today, I Will Not Be Erased: Our stories about growing up as people of colour (Walker, 2019), a groundbreaking essay collection, and the editor and main author of Mother Country: Real Stories of the Windrush Children (Hachette, 2018), a leading exploration of the Windrush generation. She's currently a managing editor at Skin Deep and writes a column for Stylist. She's based in London, UK.