Terence Blacker

From Who Comments? - the encyclopedia of comment & opinion
Jump to: navigation, search

Profile:

Terence-blackeredit.jpg

Full name: Terence Blacker

Area of interest: Society, culture, politics, environment

Journals/Organisation: The Independent

Email: terblacker@aol.com

Personal website:

Website: Terenceblacker.com | Independent.co

Blog: Blacker Blog

Representation: Terenceblacker.com / contacts | The Agency

Networks: https://twitter.com/#!/terenceblacker

Biography:

About: http://terenceblacker.com/profile.html

Education: Wellington College, Berkshire; Trinity College, Cambridge

Career: After university, spent time working in horseracing and riding as an amateur jockey; then became a bookseller at Parks for eighteen months; then worked in the publishing industry in London for ten years until 1983, leaving his job to become a professional writer and also developing a career as a journalist: wrote the 'Harvey Porlock' (book critic) column in The Sunday Times and also a column for Publishing News

see: Terenceblacker.com / profile

Current position/role: The Independent: columnist

  • also writes/has written for: regular column for The Author

Other roles/Main role: author (adults and children), journalist, critic

Other activities: active member of PEN (Poets, Essayists and Novelists) and of EAW (East Anglian Writers)

Disclosures:

Viewpoints/Insight:

Broadcast media:

Video:

Controversy/Criticism: Doctor of Journalism blog: Is Terence Blacker Italian?, 21st February 2008

Awards/Honours:

Other: Son of General Sir Cecil Hugh Blacker (Daily Telegraph obituary), and brother of sculptor, Philip Blacker

Books & Debate:

Terence Blacker Willie Donaldson.jpeg

Terence's page at Amazon ✒

Latest work:

Speaking/Appearances:

Debate:

The Independent:

Column name:

Remit/Info: Society, culture, politics, environment

Section:

Role: Columnist

Pen-name:

Email: terblacker@aol.com

Website: Independent.co / Terence Blacker

Commissioning editor:

Day published: Friday and (usually) Tuesday

Regularity: Twice weekly

Column format: Friday: Lead item plus two more; Tuesday: Single item

Average length: Fiday: 850 words (typically: 580,120,150); Tuesday: 800 words

Articles: 2016

Articles: 2015

Articles: 2014

Articles: 2013

Articles: 2012

Articles: 2011

Articles: 2010

Articles: 2009

Articles: 2008

News & updates:

References:

Links: