Author, literary awards judge, classicist, and comedian, Natalie Haynes
Natalie Haynes is a writer, classicist and comedian, whose first novel, The Amber Fury, has just been published. She also wrote the book, The Ancient Guide to Modern Life, has made numerous documentaries for the BBC about both comedy and the classical world, and has appeared on numerous comedy panel shows. Natalie read Classics at Christ's College, Cambridge, where she was a member of the Cambridge Footlights, before a decade-long career in stand-up comedy. Literary awards she has judged include the Man Booker Prize and the Orange Prize.