Laurie Penny is rejoining the New Statesman in the new position of contributing editor.
From the beginning of November, she will write a column for the magazine and a weekly blog for NewStatesman.com.
Laurie Penny said: “It has been an honour and a privilege to work with the Independent over the past nine months, but I am delighted to be rejoining the New Statesman as Contributing Editor. The decision to leave the Independent was a difficult one but this new role offers me a chance to move my writing in a new direction. I am extremely excited to be back at my old stable.”
Jason Cowley, the New Statesman's editor, said: “I’m delighted Laurie is coming back to the NS. She is one of the outstanding talents of her generation and I’ve missed her voice. She will write a column for the magazine and a weekly blog.”
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