YARA RODRIGUES FOWLER grew up in South London.
Her first novel, Stubborn Archivist, was longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize 2020 and the Desmond Elliot Prize 2019. Yara was named one of The Observer’s ‘hottest-tipped’ debut novelists of 2019 and was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year 2019.
Yara’s second novel, there are more things, will be published in the in UK April 2020. Yara received the John C Lawrence Award from the Society of Authors for research to write there are more things. there are more things was shortlisted, as a work in progress, for the Eccles Centre and Hay Festival Writer’s Award 2019.
Yara is also a part time organiser.
Yara is represented by Imogen Pelham at Marjacq Scripts.