JS Tennant

JS Tennant was born in North Yorkshire in 1983 and has worked as a ghostwriter in Switzerland, a translator, in publishing and for PEN International. He is the editor of adda magazine and a contributing editor at The White Review, where he was poetry editor 2011-2016. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Guardian, Observer, Irish Times, Times Literary Supplement, New Statesman and other places.

Tennant has been shortlisted for The Bodley Head/Financial Times Essay Prize. His first book, about Cuba, is forthcoming from William Collins: it was the first English-language winner of the Michael Jacobs Award from the Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for Journalism, and shortlisted for both the Fitzcarraldo Essay Prize and the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award.

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