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Candice Carty-Williams

Candice Carty-Williams was born in South London in 1989, and thinks that she will probably always live there. She is a showrunner, a cultural commentator and a writer. She has written for The Guardian, i-D magazineVogue, every itera­tion of The Sunday Times (London)Beat magazine, Black Ballad and more. In 2016, Carty-Williams created and launched the Guardian/4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize, the first inclusive ini­tiative of its kind in book publishing. In 2019, with her bestselling novel Queenie, Carty-Williams became the first black writer to win the Book of the Year award at the British Book Awards. The novel had earlier been named Debut Book of the Year, and soon earned several other accolades.

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