Darren McGarvey – Best Selling Author on Poverty, Food, and Addiction
Darren McGarvey, who goes by the stage name Loki, is a Scottish rapper, hip hop recording artist, and social commentator. He was an activist during the Scottish independence referendum in 2014 in favour of independence, has done work with the renowned Scottish violence reduction unit, working with young people, and his first book Poverty Safari won the 2018 Orwell Prize for books, with the judges saying it “was ‘exactly the book’ that Orwell would have wanted to win”. His Edinburgh Fringe show Scotland Today is on in August with tickets on sale now.
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Twitter – twitter.com/lokiscottishrap