Grace
Dent

Novelist, columnist, broadcaster and restaurant critic for The Guardian.


Grace Dent had two weekly columns in the Independent: an opinion-editorial column each Wednesday and Grace Dent on Television each Saturday and Grace’s restaurant column Grace & Flavour appeared in the London Evening Standard every Friday for seven years until taking on the revered role of restaurant critic for The Guardian. 

Grace is a regular show guest, having appeared on Have I Got News For You, BBC2's The Review Show, The Culture Show, Delete Delete Delete, Very British Problems, The Apprentice, Masterchef and Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe and contributed to Channel 4's The Great British Sex Survey. She has also fronted a range of programmes from presenting ON Romance to interviewing Game of Thrones author George RR Martin for a one of special of Thronecast.

Grace has written eleven novels for teenagers. Grace's Diary of a Snob novels about the schoolgirl Poppet Montague Jones were acquired by Nickelodeon. Grace's first non-fiction title was How To Leave Twitter (My Time as Queen of the Universe and Why This Must Stop).

In addition Grace become the Curator of London Food Month alongside Tom Parker Bowles which won Best Debut Event at The Event Awards 2017.

Her latest project sees Grace presenting The Untold on BBC Radio 4. These observational documentaries give a real insight into British lives where something is at stake. The Untold has been nominated for an ARIA twice.

2019 saw Grace sit in for Vanessa Feltz on BBC Radio 2 and present the morning show over the Christmas period. 

Grace most recently won the Guild of Food Writers' Food Writing Award 2019 for her work published in The Guardian.

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