Viv Groskop

Viv Groskop is a writer, broadcaster and stand-up comedian.

Viv regularly features on BBC Radio 4 including Front Row, Saturday Review, Saturday Live and Woman’s Hour. She writes for various publications including The Times, The Pool and she is the Artistic Director for the Independent Bath Literature Festival. Viv has been a judge for several literature prizes including Bookseller Book of the Year (Fiction), Desmond Elliott Prize for Debut Novelists (2015) and Pushkin House Prize for Non-Fiction about Russia (2014).

Viv’s has also written and performed critically-acclaimed stand-up shows, Say Sorry to the Lady and Be More Margo, at the Edinburgh Festival.