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Godwin, Georgina

Georgina Goodwin

Elected: 2023

Georgina Godwin is a chair of literary events, worldwide. She is Books Editor for Monocle Radio and presenter of the in-depth author interview show Meet the Writers. Born in Zimbabwe, educated there and at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London, she was a founder member of Zimbabwe’s first independent radio station (for which she was deemed ‘an enemy of the state’ and banned from the country), and of the Harare International Festival of the Arts. She is a trustee of English PEN.

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Fellowship Election Process​

Fellows are nominated by peers and elected by our Council of writers – our governing Board. Being elected a Fellow of the RSL is a lifetime honour. This role gives them the opportunity to support other writers, readers and the future of literature. The RSL connects writers in the Fellowship to one another, and to a wider readership.