1. I was born in London in 1985.
2. My debut
Beetle ("Dazzling" - the Independent on Sunday) was shortlisted for the Guardian
First Book Award and the Desmond Elliott Prize and won the UK
Writers' Guild Award and the Goldberg Prize for Outstanding Debut
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3. My second novel The
Teleportation Accident ("Extraordinary" – the Sunday Times)
for the Man Booker Prize and the Premio Gregor von Rezzori and won the Encore Award and a Somerset
Maugham Award. Following its publication I was named one of Granta's Best of Young British
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4. My third novel Glow ("Dazzling" – the Financial Times)
has not been nominated for any awards. So what? Who even pays attention
to awards now? Awards are just not relevant to today's readers. Maybe
they were a big deal back in the 2010-13 era. But this is 2015! Face
it, things have changed.
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is my blog. I have also written for the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Guardian, the London Review of Books, Granta, Cabinet, Frieze, Dazed & Confused, AnOther, Esquire, BBC Radio 3 and 4, and numerous other places.
6. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. I am
and Rubinstein (and, for film and television, by Casarotto).