Sam Taylor is the editor of The Lady, England’s longest running women’s magazine. She frequently contributes to radio discussion shows and has appeared on Made in Chelsea as Georgia Toffolo’s boss. Sam started her journalism career on the London listings magazine City Limits, eventually becoming editor. She has since held several senior editorial roles at newspapers including The Independent, The Guardian and the Daily Mail.
Her satirical column for The Oldie magazine, East of Islington, was made into a successful book and she recently edited a book of non-fiction, Make Do and Send, about letters written during wartime rationing. She is currently writing a dramatized version of the life of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor on the American medical register who spent her final years living with her companion in Hastings.
Sam also writes comment pieces for the Mail on Sunday, is the ghost writer for The Diary of Miss Darcy Bustle, The Lady’s office dog’s own column (one of the most popular pages in the magazine) and has just been appointed a judge for the George Orwell Prize for Journalism.