Author and journalist, Bryony Gordon is one of The Telegraph’s best-loved columnists and features writers. Freelancing for other publications and a bestselling author, Bryony is one of today’s most popular writers. Also, an advocate for mental health issues, having always struggled with depression and anxiety, Bryony regularly speaks on this topic too.
Known for her column ‘How the Other Half Lives’ Bryony’s writing became a staple for any Telegraph reader, cementing her as one of today’s great modern journalists. Her work has also taken her to interview countless influential figures including Lord Heseltine and Ricky Gervais.
After penning her party girl escapades, Bryony candidly confessed how through these years and most of her adult life, she has suffered from OCD, anxiety, and depression. Opening up, Bryony has become somewhat of a figurehead for today’s mental health movement. Through founding a walking group Mental Health Mates, running the marathon for the Royals charity, Heads Together, and starting her own podcast Mad World, which kicked off with Prince Harry, Bryony has put a voice behind breaking down the stigma of mental health.
Her published books have received intense critical acclaim and reached the bestseller lists. Coupling honesty with her natural charm, Bryony is an ideal speaker to discuss journalism, current affairs, and mental health.
Bryony Gordon is the bestselling author of The Wrong Knickers on living with depression and OCD and a Sunday Times bestseller. She published her first book in 2014 titled: The Wrong Knickers: A Decade of Chaos, a memoir of “hedonistic antics” during her single life, a “lost decade” of drinks, drugs and promiscuity. Bryony’s second book Mad Girl depicts what it is like living with OCD, bulimia and depression with her trademark humour, warmth and eye-watering honesty. She has 25k Twitter followers and her journalism has a regular circulation of 480k.