Gaby Wood is the Literary Director of the Booker Prize Foundation. She took over full responsibility for the Man Booker Prize at the conclusion of the 2015 prize.
Wood is the former Head of Books at the Daily Telegraph. She is the author of Edison’s Eve, which was shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award in the United States, and has written for the London Review of Books, Granta and Vogue.
Wood worked for many years at The Observer, where she held posts including deputy literary editor, review editor, senior feature writer and New York correspondent.