Ellah Allfrey is a former Deputy Editor of Granta. Before joining Granta, she was Senior Editor at Jonathan Cape, Random House. Her journalism has appeared in the Telegraph and the Observer and she is a contributor to the book pages of NPR. A Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, Allfrey was awarded an OBE in 2011 for services to the publishing industry. She is publishing director of Indigo Press, and a Chairperson of the Caine Prize.