Ted Hodgkinson

Ted Hodgkinson is a broadcaster, editor, critic, writer and the head of literature and spoken word at the Southbank Centre in London. Formerly online editor at Granta, his essays, interviews and reviews have appeared across a range of publications and websites, including the Times Literary Supplement, the Literary Review, the New Statesman, and the Spectator. He is a former British Council literature programmer for the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. He currently sits on the selection panel for the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Fellowship, the EBRD Literature Prize 2019 for the best novel in translation and the 2019 Orwell Prize for political writing. He co-edited, with Icelandic author and poet Sjón, the first anthology of Nordic short stories in English, The Dark Blue Winter Overcoat and other stories from the North (Pushkin Press, 2017).

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