Niellah Arboine is a writer, editor and broadcaster from south London. Her work centres on the intersections of nature, politics, culture and identity. They are the deputy editor at Where the Leaves Fall and an original member of gal-dem and the previous lifestyle editor. You can find her words in Guardian, iD, Vogue, Time Out London, Independent, Dazed, VICE and ELLE.
Niellah co-hosted the award-winning podcast Growing up with gal-dem, she was shortlisted for the Nan Shepherd Prize 2021 for nature writing and hosted a documentary for BBC Radio 4 on Black journalists in the UK.
She studied English Literature and Creative Writing at Aberystwyth Univeristy. Niellah loves to cook, garden, swim and cycle very, very slowly.