Fiona Mozley

Fiona
Mozley

Fiona Mozley was born in Hackney but grew up in York and studied at Cambridge before moving to Buenos Aires for a year – without speaking any Spanish. After briefly working at a literary agency in London, she moved back to York to complete a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies. She also has a weekend job at The Little Apple Bookshop in York. Elmet is her first novel and has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017, a Somerset Maugham Award, and the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize. It has also been longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, the International Dylan Thomas Prize, and the Polari First Book Prize.

Fiona Mozley was born in Hackney but grew up in York and studied at Cambridge before moving to Buenos Aires for a year – without speaking any Spanish. After briefly working at a literary agency in London, she moved back to York to complete a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies. She also has a weekend job at The Little Apple Bookshop in York. Elmet is her first novel and has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017, a Somerset Maugham Award, and the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize. It has also been longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, the International Dylan Thomas Prize, and the Polari First Book Prize.

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