Charlotte Higgins

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Charlotte Higgins (born 1972) is a British writer and journalist.


She was born in Stoke-on-Trent, and studied Classics at Balliol College, Oxford. She is a blogger and The Guardian's chief arts writer.[1] Formerly the paper's arts correspondent[2] and classical music editor, she has a particular interest in contemporary music.

She has published a book on Ovid called Latin Love Lessons, and a book on ancient Greece, It's All Greek To Me. Under Another Sky (2013), about journeys in Roman Britain, was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize,[3] and the Hessell-Tiltman Prize.[4]


  1. ^ "Charlotte Higgins". London: The Guardian. 1 October 2007. Retrieved 11 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Thornton, Sarah (2009). Seven Days in the Art World. Norton. p. 138. ISBN 978-0-393-33712-9. 
  3. ^ "Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2013 shortlist". Retrieved 2013-11-11. 
  4. ^ Timothy R. Smith (April 9, 2014). "David Reynolds wins PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize". Washington Post. Retrieved June 7, 2014. 

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