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Tim Smith-Laing

London
Freelance Arts Critic — Freelance

Writer, reviewer, listener of obscurities. Books for @TelegraphBooks, art for @apollomag and @frieze_magazine, miscellaneous for @the_junket.

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Biography

London based critic and writer; recovering academic specialising in early modern literature and classical reception. In addition to some longer fiction and non-fiction projects, I review books on a variety of topics for The Telegraph, and am a regular features and reviews writer on art for Frieze...

What was your first job as a journalist?

A feature on renaissance labyrinths for Apollo.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

For 30 seconds. All the keys stuck.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Psmith, of Wodehouse fame.