Reni Eddo-Lodge, is a London based, award winning author and journalist. Her writing focuses on feminism and exposing structural racism. She’s the author of the Jhalak Prize winning, bestselling Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, published by Bloomsbury, and host of a podcast series called About Race.
Why I’m no Longer Talking topped a public poll of twenty books shortlisted in 2018 by the UK Booksellers Association as the most influential book written by a woman
We met at the Blue Met Literary Festival in Montreal (she was here to accept the Words to Change Prize, awarded to “the writer of a literary work that upholds the values of intercultural understanding and social inclusion”, to talk about her book, about white people talking about racism, and about the prevalence and effects of systematic, structural racism in England and around the world.