Adam Thirlwell was born in London in 1978. He is the author of two novels, Politics and The Escape; a novella, Kapow!; and a project with international novels that includes an essay-book – which won a Somerset Maugham Award – and a compendium of translations edited for McSweeney’s. His work is translated into 30 languages. He has twice been selected as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists. His new novel, Lurid & Cute, will be published by Jonathan Cape in January 2015.
Agent Name: Peter Straus