Stig Abell

Stig Abell is the editor and publisher of the Times Literary Supplement. Previously the Director of the Press Complaints Commission and Managing Editor of the Sun newspaper, he is a regular broadcaster on the BBC and Sky News and had his own show on LBC until recently. He has written and reviewed for many national publications and is now a regular presenter on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row. Abell was born in Nottingham and educated at Loughborough Grammar School before graduating with a double first in English from Emmanuel College, Cambridge. His first book, How Britain Really Works, was published by Hodder & Stoughton in May 2018.

Collections edited by Stig Abell

The BBC National Short Story Award 2018

The thirteenth year of the esteemed BBC prize shortlist, this year introduced by head judge Stig Abell.