Bio

Kevin EG Perry is a writer.

He is a graduate of the London School of Economics, where he was Executive Editor of the student newspaper, The Beaver. Back issues are archived online at the LSE Digital Library. He later studied journalism on the NCTJ course at Lambeth College.

He was shortlisted for The Guardian’s International Development Journalism Award in 2009.

From 2010-2011 he spent a year living and working in Koraput, Orissa in the east of India with VSO. His foreign correspondence has appeared in The Guardian and New Internationalist as well as on behalf of UNICEF, Oxfam, VSO, the Fairtrade Foundation and the World Health Organisation.

From 2012-2013 he spent a year as the Assistant Editor of NME.com.

He has written for Playboy, Time Out, Shortlist, The Independent, The Telegraph, The Fall, Easyjet Traveller, Condé Nast Traveller, The Quietus, The Fader, Mixmag, Dazed & Confused, Loaded, Drowned in Sound, Mojo, Exeunt, British Ideas Corporation and others.

He writes most frequently for NME, ViceThe GuardianBritish GQ and Lonely Planet Traveller.

He is the subject of the song ‘Kevin EG Perry Is Talented Great‘ by Papa Razzi and the Photogs.

He can be contacted at kevinegperry[at]gmail.com

The heist – How I ‘broke into’ journalism – The Guardian

Interview – NCTJ

Profile – The Guardian

Profile – Journalisted

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