Sam Jordison is an author, journalist and tutor. As a publisher he is the co-director of the award-winning Galley Beggar Press. He writes regularly about books and publishing for The Guardian. He has taught courses on publishing, journalism and creative writing at UEA, Kingston and Greenwich Universities. He is the author of several non-fiction books including the best-selling Crap Towns series, a book on literature and London called (aptly enough) Literary London, and the I-Spy books for adults.