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Megan Hunter

Megan Hunter was born in Manchester in 1984, and now lives in Cambridge with her young family. She has a BA in English Literature from Sussex University, and an MPhil in English Literature: Criticism and Culture from Jesus College, Cambridge. Her poetry has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and she was a finalist for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award with her short story ‘Selfing’.

Megan’s first book, The End We Start From, is published by Picador (UK), Grove Atlantic (USA), Hamish Hamilton (Canada), Beck (Germany), Hollands Diep (Holland), Elsinore (Portugal), and is forthcoming from Gallimard (France), Guanda (Italy), Yapi Kredi (Turkey) and Vegueta Ediciones (Spain). Film rights have been acquired by Benedict Cumberbatch’s production company, SunnyMarch, and Hera Pictures. The End We Start From was shortlisted for Novel of the Year at the 2017 Books Are My Bag Readers Awards and is longlisted for the Aspen Words Prize.

Agent Name: Emma Paterson

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