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Grace Dent

Author from England

Grace Dent (born 3 October 1973) is an English journalist, author, and broadcaster. Dent writes mainly for The Independent, where she writes an opinion column every Wednesday and a television column every Saturday.She is a restaurant critic for the London Evening Standard, writing a weekly column called "Grace and Flavour". She also writes for magazines such as Tatler and Marie Claire. She has written eleven novels for teenagers. Her "Diary of A Snob" novels were acquired for TV development by Nickelodeon in March 2011. Dent appears on British television and has fronted documentaries for Sky Atlantic and Channel 4. She has appeared on Have I Got News For You (BBC1), The Now Show (Radio 4) The Review Show (BBC2), Film 2012 (BBC1), The Culture Show (BBC2), Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe (BBC4), Front Row (Radio 4), The Lauren Laverne Show (6 Music). Dent's first non-fiction title How To Leave Twitter (My Time as Queen of the Universe and Why This Must Stop) was published in July 2011. Dent was a judge on the 2011 Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Dent was born in Carlisle, Cumbria, and studied English Literature at Stirling University. While at university she was first employed by Cosmopolitan.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1973-10-03
Place of birth
City of Carlisle
Nationality
England

Education

Institution From To
University of Stirling

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