Rowan Hisayo Buchanan & Barney Norris
Rowan Hisayo Buchanan’s first novel, Harmless Like You, won the Author’s Club First Novel Award, a Betty Trask award and was shortlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize. In the USA it was a New York Times Editors’ Choice and an NPR 2017 Great Read. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including Granta, The Guardian and The Paris Review.
Her latest novel, Starling Days, was published in July.
Barney Norris is an award-winning author and playwright. He is also the co-founder of the touring theatre company Up in Arms. He is the author of Turning For Home and the critically acclaimed, Five Rivers Met On A Wooded Plain, which was a Times bestseller and won a Betty Trask award. It was also shortlisted for the Ondaatje Prize and Debut of the Year at the British Book Awards.
His latest novel, The Vanishing Hours, was published in July.