Sophie White

Genres: Interviewer | Irish Writing

Sophie White is a writer and podcaster from Dublin. Her first book, a memoir-cookbook work, Recipes for a Nervous Breakdown (Gill 2016) was shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards. Her second book and first novel, the bestselling, Filter This (Hachette, 2019) was also shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards. Her third book, Unfiltered (Hachette, 2020) was another best-seller. Her fourth book and second work of non-fiction is the bestselling essay collection, Corpsing: My Body and Other Horror Shows published by Tramp Press in 2021.


She has been a columnist for the Sunday Independent for nine years, currently writing her weekly ‘Nobody Tells You’ column for their LIFE magazine. She also writes regularly for various Irish publications, contributes to TV and radio and has been nominated three times for Journalist of the Year at the Irish Magazine Awards. Sophie has also dabbled in stand up and created the mini cooking series ‘Recipes For Actual Real Life’ commissioned by RTÉ and transmitted exclusively on their online player. She is co-host of the chart-topping podcasts, Mother Of Pod (comedy, 300,000 downloads) and The Creep Dive (comedy, over 1 million downloads). She has a First Class Honours Degree in Sculpture from NCAD. She lives in Dublin with her husband and three sons. or follow her on instagram @sophwhitewhoop

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