Philip Seargeant is an author and academic specialising in the study of language and communication. His work focuses particularly on the relationships between language, politics and social media. In his most recent book, The Art of Political Storytelling, he examines the way that stories shape our political lives - and how politicians exploit the power of narrative to engage and persuade the electorate.
He has also written and produced several educational films, including the award-winning History of English in Ten Minutes. He is a frequent contributor to publications around the world, with bylines including The Huffington Post, Wired, The New European and Prospect; and also appears regularly as an expert commentator for national and international media.
Represented by: Sandra Sawicka
The Art of Political Storytelling (Bloomsbury, 2020)