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Joe Dunthorne

Joe Dunthorne was born in Wales. He studied his BA and an MA in Creative Writing at UEA. During the last year of his BA, Dunthorne began writing his first novel, Submarine (2008). This went on to become a highly successful feature film of the same name, directed by Richard Ayoade, and has been translated into 12 languages. In 2010 his first poetry collection was published in the Faber New Poets series. His second novel, Wild Abandon (2011), won the Encore Prize for Best Second Novel of 2011. His third novel, The Adulterants, was published in 2018. His new poetry collection, O Positive, is forthcoming from Faber & Faber in 2019. Apart from his fiction and poetry, Joe has written occasional articles for the Guardian, Observer, The New York Times and Independent. He lives in London.

Agent Name: Georgia Garrett

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