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Jon McGregor & Ted Hodgkinson

Jon McGregor on reworking his first published story from the female perspective, his enduring fascination with Lincolnshire and his new short story collection, This Isn’t The Sort Of Thing That Happens To Someone Like You.

Jon McGregor

Jon McGregor is the author of three novels: If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things, So Many Ways to Begin, Even the Dogs. He has twice been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and was winner of the Somerset Maugham Prize. His most recent book is This Isn't the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You, a story collection.  He lives in Nottingham.

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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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