Katherine Rundell wins the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2022
Katherine Rundell has won the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2022, for her debut adult non-fiction book Super-Infinite (Faber & Faber). Katherine Rundell’s biography delves into the life of English poet John Donn and it won the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction and was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award. Judges said, "Katherine Rundell’s Super-Infinite quivers and shimmers with animation. It’s lively and playful, heartfelt and intelligent. In essence, everything one hopes a great biography will be."
Katherine Rundell won this year's Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize jointly with Osman Yousefzada, author of The Go Between (Canongate). The pair join previous winners including Heather Clark, Jonathan Phillips and Bart van Es and will share a £2,500 prize thanks to sponsorship from the Biographer’s Club.
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