Sophia Thakur (she/her, pronounced “Tarkor”) is an award-winning, best-selling author and performance poet.
Her debut book ‘Somebody Give This Heart a Pen’ became a global #1 Bestseller months before it hit the shelves. Described by Stylist Magazine as “Uplifting, brave and quietly devastating” the collection of stories-in-verse has also been referred to as the ‘the only key to empathy’. The work has been publicly supported by Accenture, The Bookseller, MTV, London Times Magazine, Stylist, Google and Stormzy’s Merky team.
Sophia has been invited to share her captivating, intimate stories on the TEDx stage, Glastonbury, by MTV, Google, Facebook and over 50 universities across the world. Her powerful but gentle messages on mental health, diversity, politics, self-expression, empowerment, women and wellbeing has led to participation at events organised by The Guardian, The Royal Family, Channel 4, BBC, Viacom and even Universal Music.
Online, Sophia Thakur has cultivated a passionate following with over 1 million views and 41k subscribers across her social media channels. She has inspired millions of watchers to pick up a pen or type their own story.
SOCIAL STATS INSTAGRAM: Followers 15K+ / Engagement 10.28% / Ave Likes 1.4K /