Paul has worked on the comment desk of The Independent, as commissioning editor for opendemocracy.net and as deputy editor of The Ecologist, the world’s longest-running environmental magazine. He studied history at Oxford University between 1991 and 1994, was named one of Britain’s ‘top ten troublemakers’ by the New Statesman magazine in 2001 and his first book, One No, Many Yeses (Simon and Schuster, 2003), an investigative journey through the ‘anti-globalisation’ movement, was published in six languages in thirteen countries. His second book, The Real England, was published by Portobello Books in April 2008. He has recently published two acclaimed novels, The Wake (2014) and Beast (2016).
For Paul’s current activities see the Paul Kingsnorth website.