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Doreen Cunningham

Jessica Woollard
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Sophia Hadjipateras

Doreen Cunningham is an Irish-British writer born in Wales. After studying engineering Doreen worked briefly in climate related research at NERC and in storm modelling at Newcastle University, before turning to journalism. She has worked for the BBC World Service variously as a international news presenter, editor, producer and reporter, since 2000. She won the RSL Giles St Aubyn Award 2020 and was shortlisted for the Eccles Centre and Hay Festival Writers Award 2021 for Soundings her first book.

Author photo credit: Joanna Szymkiewicz