About

Dr Samara Linton (she/her) is an award-winning writer and multidisciplinary content producer. Her work includes Diane Abbott: The Authorised Biography (2020) and The Colour of Madness: Mental Health and Race in Technicolour (2022).

After graduating from the University of Cambridge and University College London, Samara worked as a junior doctor in east London. In 2019, she was one of six applicants selected for the BBC Production Trainee Scheme and went on to work in the Audio Science Unit as an assistant producer for several BBC World Service and Radio 4 programmes.

Samara currently works as a community manager at POCIT and is completing a MA in Health Humanities. She can be found tweeting at @Samara_Linton.