Dr Anne Karpf is Professor of Life Writing and Culture. A writer, sociologist and award-winning journalist, she writes regularly on social, political and cultural issues for The Guardian and other publications, and is a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio. She is course leader of the Creative, Digital and Professional Writing MA and one of the organisers of the university’s Centre for Life Writing and Oral History (CLiOH).Her books include Doctoring the Media: The Reporting of Health and Medicine (Routledge) and The Human Voice: The Story of a Remarkable Talent (Bloomsbury; Bloomsbury USA; and translated into German, Japanese and French). How to Age was published in the UK by Pan Macmillan, in the US by Picador and has been translated into ten languages. She co-edited A Time to Speak Out: Independent Jewish Voices on Israel, Zionism and Jewish Identity (Verso). Her new book on women and the climate crisis will be published in 2021.