Billie Walker is a freelance culture and politics writer, based in South East London. In her writing Billie focuses on identity, mental health, and trauma with a particular fascination for horror. Her pieces lamenting the working world can be found in Aurelia Magazine and Novara Media. She has also had by-lines in Screenshot, Bloody Women, Observer (US), and Brixton Review Of Books, with unique perspectives pertaining to gendered violence, sex and abolitionist politics.
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