Pen Vogler

I have written on food in the life and work of Jane Austen and Charles Dickens (Dinner with Mr Darcy; Dinner with Dickens); edited Penguin's 'Great Food' series; guest curated an exhibition at the Charles Dickens Museum called Food Glorious Food, and recently published Scoff: A History of Food and Class in Britain.

Special subjects

Food in literature Food history

Languages spoken

Sadly none

Regular work

My day job is as Deputy Publicity Director at Penguin Press, which publishes non-fiction including history and, occasionally, food writers such as Michael Pollan.

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Pen Vogler