Aida Amoako is a freelance writer. Laurel Berger is a writer and translator living in Washington, DC. Thomas Blaikie is manners and etiquette correspondent at The Lady. Piers Brendon is writing a personal memoir of Tom Sharpe. Frances Cairncross is a former journalist on The Economist, Rector of Exeter College, Oxford, and Chair of the Court of Heriot-Watt University. Natasha Cooper, who also writes as N J Cooper, is a crime writer and critic. Mike Cormack is from the far north of Scotland and came to China for a bit of peace and quiet. He is a teacher, writer, editor and reviewer. Ian Critchley is a freelance writer and reviewer. Barnaby Crowcroft is writing a new history of the British Empire. Anthony Cummins is a freelance writer. Michael Delgado works at Literary Review. Sophie Duncan is Fellow in English at Christ Church, Oxford. Her most recent book is Shakespeare’s Props. Charles Elliott is a writer and retired book editor. Miranda France is a writer and translator, most recently of Sergio Olguin’s thriller The Foreign Girls, published by Bitter Lemon Books. Laura Freeman is a freelance art critic. She is writing a book about Jim Ede and the Kettle’s Yard artists. Andrew Gailey has written a number of works on Irish history. His latest book, Portrait of a Muse, is a study of Frances Horner, the muse of Edward Burne-Jones. Melissa J Gismondi is an award-winning writer and radio producer based in Toronto. Dominic Green is deputy US editor of The Spectator. Stuart Hannabuss is an independent writer, researcher and indexer, and also a lay chaplain at the University of Aberdeen.
Tanya Harrod’s Humankind: Ruskin Spear, Class, Culture & Art in 20th Century Britain will be published in the autumn. Tim Hornyak, a long-term resident of Tokyo, is the author of Loving the Machine: The Art & Science of Japanese Robots. Daniel Marc Janes is deputy editor of Review 31. Alice Jolly’s latest novel is Mary Ann Sate, Imbecile (Unbound). Sheena Joughin has published two novels and scripted the animated documentary Men Talk about Mother (2017). Bridget Kendall is a former BBC correspondent and is now Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge’s oldest college. Dmitri Levitin studies the history of knowledge. He is a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. Ange Mlinko’s sixth collection of poetry, Venice, will be published in spring 2022. Wendy Moore is a journalist and author of five books on medical and social history. Her latest book is Endell Street: The Trailblazing Women who Ran World War One’s Most Remarkable Military Hospital. Caroline Moorehead’s A House in the Mountains, the final part of her quartet on resistance, was published in 2019. Julia Neuberger is Rabbi Emerita, West London Synagogue, and author of Antisemitism: What It is, What It isn’t, and Why It Matters. Bijan Omrani edits the Asian Affairs Journal, and is co-director of the Shute Literary Festival. Philip Parker is the author of The Northmen’s Fury (2014), The Empire Stops Here (2009) and History of World Trade in Maps (2020).
Lucy Popescu is the editor of the refugee anthologies A Country of Refuge and A Country to Call Home. George Prochnik’s most recent book, Heinrich Heine: Writing the Revolution, was published in 2020. He is currently working on Orpheus Revolving: Lives of the Artists, a study of art and calamity. Donald Rayfield is the translator of four novellas by Nikolai Leskov in a series of six works by Leskov published by NYRB last year. Jonathan Romney writes for Sight & Sound, Screen Daily, The Observer and Film Comment, and teaches at the National Film and Television School. Alan Rush is a writer and a historical researcher on the Middle East. Kieran Setiya teaches philosophy at MIT. He is the author of Midlife: A Philosophical Guide and is working on a book about philosophy and adversity. Miranda Seymour’s books include In Byron’s Wake and Mary Shelley. Peter Singer is Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University and the founder of the charity The Life You Can Save. His books include Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, Rethinking Life and Death, Utilitarianism: A Very Short Introduction (with Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek) and Why Vegan? Jonathan Sumption is a historian and former Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. D J Taylor is working on a series of annotated editions of George Orwell’s novels. The first two volumes are due out in June. Adrian Tinniswood’s The Royal Society and the Invention of Modern Science is published by Head of Zeus. Paloma van Tol is a freelance copywriter, editor and sometime translator based between London and Zurich. David Wheatley is the co-editor with Ailbhe Darcy of The Cambridge History of Irish Women’s Poetry. James Womack’s most recent collection of poems, Homunculus, was published in 2020.
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