Honorary graduates 2019
Reni Eddo-Lodge (DLitt)
Tuesday 16 July 2019 3:00pm
Reni Eddo-Lodge is a London-based, award-winning journalist. She has written for The New York Times, The Voice, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Independent and Stylist. She is the winner of a Women of the World Bold Moves Award, an MHP 30 to Watch Award and was chosen as one of the Top 30 Young People in Digital Media by The Guardian in 2014.
She contributed to The Good Immigrant. Her first book, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race, was a Sunday Times bestseller, won the 2018 Jhalak Prize, the 2018 British Book Award for Narrative Non-Fiction and was chosen as Foyles Non-Fiction Book of the Year and Blackwell's Non- Fiction Book of the Year. It was also longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize and the Orwell Prize, and shortlisted for the Books Are My Bag Readers Award for Non-Fiction. It has sold in six other languages and was a bestseller in Germany.