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Ciaran Thapar

Ciaran Thapar is a youth worker and narrative non-fiction writer based in south London. He holds an MSc in Political Theory from London School of Economics, and applies his interest in social justice and philosophy to writing about urban community, British multiculturalism, underground music and issues affecting young people. His writing about society has appeared in The Guardian, New Statesman and Prospect, and he has written extensively about UK rap and drill music for publications such as Crack, FACT, Pitchfork, and Pigeons & Planes. Alongside writing, he delivers and develops youth work programmes on a freelance basis. He is planning a book which will combine memoir with investigative journalism to profile life at his local community centre in Brixton.

Agent Name: Matthew Turner