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An Audience With... Tom Benn
An Audience With... Tom Benn

Sun, 21 Apr



An Audience With... Tom Benn

Tom Benn is the author of crime novels, The Doll Princess, Chamber Music, and Trouble Man (all published by Jonathan Cape). His most recent novel, Oxblood, is published by Bloomsbury and won the Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award in 2023.

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21 Apr 2024, 13:00 – 14:00


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Tom Benn is an award-winning author, screenwriter, and Lecturer in Crime Writing at UEA. His first novel, The Doll Princess (Cape), was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize and the Portico Prize, and longlisted for the CWA’s John Creasey Dagger. His other novels include Chamber Music (Cape) and Trouble Man (Cape). He won runner-up prize in the 2019 Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize, and his essays and fiction have appeared in Granta and the Paris Review. He won the BFI’s iWrite scheme for emerging screenwriters. His first film, 'Real Gods Require Blood', premiered in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, and was nominated for Best Short Film at the BFI London Film Festival. His fourth novel, Oxblood (Bloomsbury), was longlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize, the CWA's Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the Year, and in 2023 received the Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award.

Are you interested in writing and publishing Crime Fiction? Join KR Moorhead as they ask your questions to Tom about his writing and publishing journey.


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