Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff is an award-winning freelance journalist, book editor, columnist, and she is managing Editor at Skin Deep, a columnist at Stylist magazine, and writes a weekly newsletter on the culture of friendship, called The Companion.
Formerly a Senior Staff Editor at the New York Times and Editor-in-Chief at gal-dem magazine. She has written and edited for a variety of publications, including the Guardian and Observer, Dazed, and the Financial Times.
She is the editor of the books Black Joy (Penguin, 2021), I Will Not Be Erased: Our stories about growing up as people of colour (Walker, 2019), and the editor and main author of Mother Country: Real Stories of the Windrush Children (Hachette, 2018).
She was the winner of the 2016 Georgina Henry Award for Innovation in Journalism.