Tracy King is a writer, science communicator and producer, and former marketing and PR consultant from the Midlands.

Tracy trained in performing arts and was a sometime singer songwriter, playing at venues from Ronnie Scotts to Wulfrun Hall.

As a marketing and scicomms expert she has worked with organisations including The Royal Institution, Imperial College London, The Royal Society, Teen Tech, and BAFTA Games, and produced or co-produced major science entertainment events in the UK and USA.

Tracy has volunteered her skills for multiple campaigns in the charity and law sectors, including Women’s Aid, Libel Reform, and the Authors for Grenfell project. She collaborated with author and activist Caroline Criado Perez in the successful campaign to commission a sculpture of the suffragist Millicent Fawcett by artist Gillian Wearing, the first statue of a woman in Parliament Square. 

As a writer, Tracy has contributed to publications including The Guardian, The Times, New Statesman, The New EuropeanBBC and Audible. She developed Tim Minchin’s beat poem Storm into a viral animation and bestselling graphic novel, and has spent the past three years researching and writing a memoir about critical thinking, science and trauma, which will be published in the UK by Transworld and worldwide in 2024.

Tracy creates miniature art, is occasionally a stand-up comedian, and has a world record for spoon bending.