The Reading Room


Pat Barker


Pat Barker was born in Thornaby-on-Tees in Yorkshire, England, on 8 May 1943. She was educated at the London School of Economics, where she read International History, and…

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Melissa Broder


Melissa Broder is the author of four poetry collections, including LAST SEXT (Tin House, 2016), and the essay collection SO SAD TODAY (Grand Central, 2016). Her first novel,…

Sun 3 March, 2019

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Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott


Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott was born and raised in Houston, Texas, before coming to call Los Angeles and London her adopted homes. She is a graduate of UEA’s Creative Writing…

Sun 3 March, 2019

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Yvonne Battle-Felton


Yvonne Battle-Felton was born in Pennsylvania and raised in New Jersey. She holds an MA in Writing from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in Creative Writing from…

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Bernice L. McFadden


BERNICE L. McFADDEN is the author of The Book of Harlan (winner of the 2017 American Book Award and the 2017 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work.)…

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Diana Evans


Diana Evans, also known as Diana Omo Evans, is a British novelist, journalist and critic who was born and lives in London. Evans has written three full-length novels….

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Lillian Li


Lillian Li received her BA from Princeton and her MFA from the University of Michigan. She has received the Hopwood Award in Short Fiction, and her work has…

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Sally Rooney


Sally Rooney was born in 1991 and lives in Dublin, where she graduated from an MA at Trinity College in 2013. Her work has appeared in Granta, The…

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Oyinkan Braithwaite


Oyinkan Braithwaite is a graduate of Creative Writing and Law from Kingston University. Following her degree, she worked as an assistant editor at Kachifo and has been freelancing…

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Anna Burns


Belfast-born author Anna Burns won the 2018 Man Booker Prize for her novel Milkman. She is the first Irish author to win since Anne Enright in 2007 for The…

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Valeria Luiselli


Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Korea, South Africa and India. An acclaimed writer of both fiction and nonfiction, she is the author…

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Sarah Moss


Sarah Moss is a novelist, travel writer and academic, teaching in the University of Warwick’s Writing Programme. Sarah has written five novels, The Tidal Zone (Granta, 2016), Signs for Lost…

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