Fellow at University of East London, 2012/13
Wendy Moore is a journalist and author of two non-fiction books. Her first book The Knife Man: The Extraordinary Life and Times of John Hunter, Father of Modern Surgery won the Medical Journalists' Association Consumer Book Award and was short-listed for the Marsh Biography Award and the Saltire Award. Her second book, Wedlock: How Georgian Britain's Worst Husband Met His Match, was picked for Channel 4's TV Book Club in 2010 and reached no. 1 in the Sunday Times bestseller list. She is currently working on her third book, How to Create the Perfect Wife, due in early 2013. As a freelance journalist, specialising in health issues, she has written for most national newspapers, including The Times, the Guardian, Observer and Sunday Telegraph, as well as for magazines such as the British Medical Journal and History Today. She also edited a website on stress for Channel 4. She has a diploma in medical history and writes a column on medical history for the BMJ. She lives in London with her husband, also a journalist, and two children.