Meet The Writers - Deborah Levy

Deborah Levy Deborah Levy

Deborah Levy is a British playwright, novelist and poet. She is the author of six novels: Beautiful Mutants (1986); Swallowing Geography (1993); The Unloved (1994); Billy & Girl (1996); Swimming Home (2011); and Hot Milk (2016). Swimming Home was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012 as well as the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize, and Hot Milk was shortlisted in 2016 for both the Man Booker Prize and the Goldsmiths Prize. Deborah is also the author of a collection of short stories, Black Vodka (2013), which was shortlisted for the BBC International Short Story Award and the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. She has written for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the BBC. The Cost of Living is published by Hamish Hamilton in April 2018 and to coincide with this they also re-issued Things I Don’t Want To Know in a new edition.

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