JS Tennant

JS Tennant is from North Yorkshire and has worked as a ghostwriter in Switzerland, a translator, for Dalkey Archive Press and PEN International. He is the former editor of adda magazine and before that was poetry editor at The White Review. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Guardian, Observer, Irish Times, Times Literary Supplement, New Statesman and other places. He is a Trustee of Modern Poetry in Translation.

Tennant’s 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.

Photo credit: Eva Vermandel

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