Marina Warner - Curriculum Vitae#

Educated in Cairo, Brussels and England

DBE 2015 CBE 2008 FBA 2005 FRSL 1985
Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France) 2000
Commendatore dell' Ordine della Stella di Solidarieta (Italy) 2005

Author of 15+ books of criticism, 5 novels, numerous collections of short fiction, 2 libretti, curator of 4 exhibitions

Judge of national and international prizes of literature and art, amongst which: the Booker Prize 1985, the Turner Prize 1998, the John Florio Prize for Italian Translation 2006-2012, the Man Booker International Prize (Chair of Judges) 2015

Invited to deliver prestigious lecture series such as the BBC Reith Lectures 1994, the Tanner Lectures, Yale 1999, the Clarendon Lectures, Oxford University 2001, the Robb Lectures, University of Auckland 2004, the Weidenfeld Lectures, Oxford University 2015

Recipient of 15+ honorary degrees and fellowships

Recipient of 15+ literary and critical prizes, incl. the The Holberg Prize for the Arts and Humanities 2015, the Sheik Zayed Book Award 2013, and the Truman Capote Prize for Literary Criticism 2013

Visiting teacher, researcher , professor, fellow at 15+ international academic and cultural institutions

President of the British Comparative Literature Association 2010-2016

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A list of distinctions and prizes at:

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