Little Atoms

Little Atoms is our award-winning magazine, online platform and podcast that for a decade has been a platform for leading writers from Brian Cox to Christopher Hitchens, Alain de Botton to Sarah Churchwell.

Online

LittleAtom.com launched in January 2015 with a mission to bring intelligent, insightful and unusual stories to a wide audience. In two years, the site has featured leading writers including Samira Ahmed, Ece Temelkuran, Natalia Antonova, JP O’Malley and James Bloodworth, covering stories from the exploitation of Ireland’s Magdalene women by the global toy industry to Russia’s role in the rise of “fake news”.

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Podcast

Little Atoms was one of the UK’s first podcasts, launching on 2005. Over the years, the programme has featured some of the world’s leading writers and thinkers, from Noam Chomsky to Hanya Yanagihara. Little Atoms is the official podcast of the Wellcome Book Prize. In 2015, the programme was shortlisted for the inaugural online radio awards.

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Print

Little Atoms magazine launched in November 2015. Since then, the magazine has featured interviews and essays from the likes of Francis Spufford, Nick Cohen, Suzanne Moore, Fergal Keane, Molly Crabapple, Iona Craig and many more. The magazine won a Creativepool publishing award for its design in 2016, and was shortlisted for the Stack Awards Launch of the Year.

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Padraig Reidy
Editorial Director

Padraig is a commentator and journalist with a decade’s experience of print and online media.

He has significant experience in strategic communications both online and also for television and radio. He has written and ghostwritten for The Evening Standard, The Guardian, The Observer, The Irish Times, The Daily Telegraph, The New Statesman, and The Sun.

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Caroline Christie
Senior Content Editor

Caroline is Senior Content Editor, overseeing the production of online content and social media for 89up.

She has written for The Guardian, Vice and Dazed Confused.

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Neil Denny
Broadcast Editor

Neil Denny is the editor the Little Atoms Radio Show and podcast, in which capacity he has interviewed hundreds of people from astronauts to zoologists/

Little Atoms has been broadcasting interviews with leading writers from the worlds of science and the arts for 10 years.

 

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