- Tonkin, Boyd
Boyd Tonkin is a journalist, author and critic who writes on books and arts for international media including The Economist, The Financial Times, The Times, New York Review of Books Daily, Wall Street Journal, New Scientist and The Spectator. His reader’s guide to global fiction, The Hundred Best Novels in Translation, was published in 2018. Since 2016, when he chaired the Man Booker International Prize, he has been special adviser to the prize. He was previously Literary Editor at The Independent, where he re-founded and judged the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, and then the paper’s Senior Writer. He is a Trustee of the Orwell Foundation, contributing editor for theartsdesk.com, and associate editor of the journal Critical Muslim. He is also a judge for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation.
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