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Florence Boyd & Ted Hodgkinson

‘There is a dichotomy of darkness and beauty within things that we can’t confront head on.’

Florence Boyd

Florence Boyd is an illustrator, artist and set painter for theatre. Patrick from Granta 119: Britain is from a series in collaboration with Marc Dahl, who worked as a security officer at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre in Bedford in 2002 during a period in which a riot broke out. Boyd and Dahl are working to produce an animated documentary based on this series.    

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Ted Hodgkinson

Ted Hodgkinson is the previous online editor at Granta. He was a judge for the 2012 Costa Book Awards’ poetry prize, announced earlier this year. He managed the Santa Maddalena Foundation in Tuscany, the affiliated Gregor Von Rezzori Literary Prize and still serves as an advisor. His stories have appeared in Notes from the Underground and The Mays and his criticism in the Times Literary Supplement. He has an MA in English from Oxford and an MFA from Columbia.

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