Award-winning novelist and long-serving First Story Writer-in-Residence, Anthony Cartwright reflects on what he's learned as a writer and practitioner after eight years of delivering our programme …
About Anthony Cartwright
Anthony Cartwright was born in Dudley in the West Midlands, where almost all his writing has been set. His first novel, The Afterglow, won a 2004 Betty Trask Award, and his subsequent novels, Heartand, How I Killed Margaret Thatcher and Iron Towns have been shortlisted for a variety of awards and prizes. He worked as an English teacher in secondary schools in Nottinghamshire and East London prior to becoming a First Story writer-in-residence and teaching on the Creative Writing M.A. at City, University of London.