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Damian Barr

Damian Barr is a writer, journalist, playwright and salonierre. He has co-written two plays for BBC Radio Four including a comedy set in a beach hut. His first book, Get It Together, was published by Hodder in 2004. He has been shortlisted for a British Press Award and written for The Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Financial Times, the Guardian, the Independent and the Evening Standard.

He is creator and host of the Shoreditch House Literary Salon, whose guests have included Diana Athill, David Nicholls, John Waters, Helen Fielding, Geoff Dyer and Polly Samson. He lives in Brighton.

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