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Terence Blacker (born February 5, 1948 near Hadleigh, Suffolk) is an English author, columnist, journalist, and publisher. He is the son of General Sir Cecil Hugh Blacker, and the brother of sculptor Philip Blacker.
Total Books: 186
Blacker was educated in Wellington College, Berkshire and Trinity College, Cambridge.
Blacker began his working life in horse-racing and as an amateur jockey. Subsequently he worked in publishing for 10 years during the 1970s and 1980s, where he was responsible for overseeing the publication of works by Jerzy Kosinski.
Blacker became a full-time writer in 1983 and has written children's books and mysteries for adults. His first children's book If I Could Work was published in 1987 and his first adult novel, FIXX, won critical acclaim and was described by The Guardian as a "tour de force". He is an active member of English PEN, and is also an EAW member.
He writes a weekly column for The Independent newspaper and writes the "Endpaper" for The Author. For many years, he wrote the "Harvey Porlock" column in The Sunday Times, as well as a column about the book business for Publishing News.
Terence Blacker is a supporter of Queens Park Rangers F.C..