Edmund Gordon

Edmund Gordon was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.

Edmund Gordon is the author of The Invention of Angela Carter (2016), which won a Somerset Maugham Award, the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize and an RSL Jerwood Award for Non-Fiction, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics’ Circle Award. His essays and reviews have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including the Financial Times, the Guardian, Independent and New Statesman. He teaches literature and creative writing at King’s College London and is a regular contributor to The Sunday Times, TLS and the London Review of Books.

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Encore Award 2020 – winner announced


Patrick McGuinness wins the £10,000 Encore Award 2020 for best second novel of the year with Throw Me to the Wolves (Jonathan Cape). This is the 30th year of the Award. The 2020 judges are RSL Fellows Edmund Gordon, Nikita Lalwani and Eley Williams. Pl …

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Encore Award 2020 – The Shortlist


We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the Encore Award 2020, in its 30th year, for best second novel: David Keenan – For the Good Times (Faber & Faber) Patrick McGuinness – Throw Me to the Wolves (Jonathan Cape) Billy O’Callaghan – My Cone …

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