SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017; THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE; THE GORDON BURN PRIZE; AND WINNER OF THE GEOFFREY FABER MEMORIAL PRIZE 2018
Gwendoline Riley was born in London in 1979. She is the author of the novels Cold Water, Sick Notes, Joshua Spassky and Opposed Positions. Her writing has won a Betty Trask Award and a Somerset Maugham Award, and has been shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. First Love was shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017.