Max Porter

Max Porter was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2020.

Max Porter is a former bookseller and editor. His first novel, Grief Is the Thing with Feathers won the Sunday Times/Peter, Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year, the International Dylan Thomas Prize, the Europese Literatuurprijs and the BAMB Readers’ Award and was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Goldsmiths Prize. His second book, Lanny, was published in 2019 and longlisted for the Booker Prize.


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