Wyl Menmuir was born in Stockport in 1979. His first novel, The Many, published by Salt, was long listed for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. His short fiction and essays have appeared in Best British Short Stories and Elementum Journal among others, and he has written for Radio 4’s Open Book, The Guardian and The Observer.
Wyl lives in Cornwall with his wife and two children. He is co-creator of the Cornish writing centre, The Writers’ Block, and works with Arvon Foundation, National Literacy Trust and Centre for Literacy in Primary Education on national literacy programmes, and as lecturer in creative writing at Falmouth University and Manchester Metropolitan University.
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