Linda Grant

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Full name: Linda Grant

Area of interest: Society and Values; Israel; Fashion

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian

Email: lg@lindagrant.co.uk

Personal website: http://www.lindagrant.co.uk

Website: Guardian.co / Linda Grant

Blog: Comment is free...

Representation: APwatt; press resources: Little, Brown

Networks: http://twitter.com/#!/lindasgrant

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Education: The Belvedere School (Girls' Day School Trust); University of York: English; McMaster University, Canada: MA English; Simon Fraser University: post-graduate studies

Career: Former Feature writer and Columnist at The Guardian and Jewish Chronicle, see: Comment is free profile

Current position/role: journalist and novelist

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Other activities: advisory panel member for the MA in Creative Writing at Middlesex University; leading member of the Society of Authors; patron of the National Academy of Writing

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Video: BBC Radio 3 - 'Work in progress'... Linda Grant talks about a novel she is writing, set in her native Liverpool January 2002

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Awards/Honours: Orange Prize for Fiction, 2000; Lettre Ulysses Prize for Literary Reportage, 2006

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Latest work: The clothes on their backs OCLC 175283951 ,fiction, 2008

Speaking/Appearances: LindaGrant.co.uk: events

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