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I write untranslatable women.

buy there are more things on bookshop.org (uk)

buy Stubborn Archivist on bookshop.org (uk) /  bookshop.org (us)

~official BIO

YARA RODRIGUES FOWLER grew up in South London. 

Her first novel, Stubborn Archivist, was published in 2019. It 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, was published in April 2022 and nominated for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2022 and Goldsmiths Prize 2022. As a work in progress, there are more things received the John C Lawrence Award from the Society of Authors and was shortlisted for the Eccles Centre and Hay Festival Writer’s Award 2019. It was one of the Sunday Times, BBC Culture and New Statesman’s books of the Year. 

Yara is also a part-time climate justice organiser. 

@yazzarf / @yararodriguesfowler

events and press: lucy.martin@littlebrown.co.uk

other book-related queries: imogen@marjacq.com 

(FYI: Emailing Lucy or Imogen is the best way to get your message to me, as they will make sure I see it. DMs on social media are the worst way!)