Simon Oldfield

Simon Oldfield is a cultural curator and art advisor, and co-founded Pin Drop Studio with Elizabeth Day.

Simon oversees all aspects of Pin Drop Studio and is the editor of A Short Affair, Pin Drop’s first anthology of original short fiction.  Simon also curates the art + literature programme for Pin Drop at the Royal Academy of Arts, leads the annual Pin Drop Short Story Award and manages the Pin Drop Studio portfolio of original short fiction.

Simon nurtures creative talent and presents a critically acclaimed international arts and entertainment programme.  He is a regular speaker and interviewer at various cultural institutions in the UK and the US including BAFTA and the Royal Academy of Arts.  Simon also writes for various publications including Monocle Magazine and Harper’s Bazaar, and regularly conducts on-stage interviews with leading authors, actors and other prominent figures including Prof. Richard Dawkins, Will Self, Dame Eileen Atkins, William Boyd and Sir Peter Blake.