Agent : Bill Hamilton
Afua Hirsch is the author of Brit(ish), a Sunday Times bestselling Jonathan Cape publication that explores Britishness and identity, and their seismic social and political impact. Afua is a writer, journalist and broadcaster, who has worked as social affairs editor for Sky News and West Africa and legal affairs correspondent for The Guardian. She is the author of Equal to Everything, a children’s book which tells the story of Lady Brenda Hale, the first female Supreme Judge in the UK.
She is a former barrister and has also worked in international development. In addition to reporting on issues ranging from politics and policy, terrorism, the War in Mali, and Africa’s tech revolution, she writes and speaks extensively about social issues around justice and identity around the world. She was the co-presenter of Samuel L. Jackson’s major BBC TV series Enslaved in 2020.