Liz Thomson

Job TitleFounding Editor

Company NameBookbrunch


Liz Thomson has contributed articles and interviews to newspapers and magazines around the world, among them The Times, Independent, Listener, New Statesman & Society, Mojo, The Author and NewBooks, as well as The Bulletin (Australia), China Review and Publishers Weekly (US); from 1993-95, she was Literary Editor of Chic. A contributor to The New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians, Thomson is the co-editor (with David Gutman) of quasi-academic studies of John Lennon, Bob Dylan and David Bowie, which have been published in Britain, the US and Japan. She has lectured at Liverpool University’s Institute of Popular Music and at Kingston University, and has been a Visiting Fellow of the Open University Sixties Research Group.


Variously Associate Editor and Editor of the business weekly Publishing News, she is the founding Editor of BookBrunch, the online daily bulletin and website for the publishing industry. She broadcasts widely, both in Britain and abroad, and has interviewed authors at Hay, Dartington and the Southbank. She was named a Woman of the Year in 2005

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