Join us for a live interactive session with Granta writers – Evie Wyld and Ned Beauman on October 23, 3 pm onwards live through this blogpost. You can win signed copies by the authors by sending us your questions as comments on this blog now or at the time of the event.*
British Council brings two of the Best of Young British Novelist on the Granta list, Evie Wyld and Ned Beauman to India this October. Evie and Ned will join in for a discussion relayed to you live on this page, about their work and life after being shortlisted as the future of the UK literature scene.
About Evie Wyld
Evie Wyld (1980) runs Review, a small independent bookshop in Peckham, south-east London. Her first novel, After the Fire, a Still Small Voice, won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and a Betty Trask Award. In 2011 she was listed as one of the Culture Show’s Best New British Novelists. She was also shortlisted for the Orange Prize for New Writers, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. ‘After the Hedland’ is an excerpt from her second novel, All the Birds, Singing, forthcoming in June 2013 from Jonathan Cape in the UK and in 2014 from Pantheon in the US.
About Ned Beauman
Ned Beauman (1985) was born in London. His debut novel, Boxer, Beetle, won the Goldberg Prize for Outstanding Debut Fiction and the Writers’ Guild Award for Best Fiction Book. His second novel, The Teleportation Accident, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. His third novel, Glow, from which this excerpt is taken, is published in 2014 by Sceptre in the UK.
*Conditions apply. Limited copies are available and the winning questions will be selected by the moderator.