Ion Trewin is a London publisher. Originally a journalist and Literary Editor of THE TIMES, 1972-9, he changed gear and into publishing in 1980. He was Alan Clark's editor and publisher from 1992 until his death, and has since edited two further volumes of Alan Clark's DIARIES. His edition of THE HUGO YOUNG PAPERS won the C4 2009 Political Book of the Year Award. Married with a son and daughter, he has since 2006 been literary director of the Man Booker prizes. He was chairman of the Cheltenham Literature Festival 1996-2007.