Nesrine Malik


Nesrine Malik is a British-Sudanese columnist and features writer for The Guardian. She was born in Sudan
and grew up in Kenya, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. She was named Society and Diversity Commentator of the Year at the 2017 Comment Awards and in 2019 the Orwell Foundation longlisted Nesrine for the Orwell Prize for her work on Britain’s ‘social evils’. In 2019 she was also shortlisted as ‘Comment Journalist of the Year’ at the British Journalism Awards, and published We Need New Stories: Challenging the Toxic Myths Behind Our Age of Discontent, a polemic which examines the foundational myths at the centre of current culture wars.

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