Damon Galgut

Damon is an award-winning novelist, short story writer and playwright. His novels include: A Sinless Season, Small Circle of Beings, The Beautiful Screaming of Pigs, The Quarry, The Good Doctor (shortlisted for the 2003 Man Booker and the 2004 Commonwealth Writer’s prize), The Imposter (winner of the 2008 University of Johannesburg English Literary Award, shortlisted for the 2009 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, M-Net literary award and Sunday Times Fiction Prize, In A Strange Room (shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize, the 2011 Ondaatje Prize and the 2011 M-Net Literary Award), Arctic Summer (winner of the Tate Literature Live Award for Book of the Year 2014, shortlisted for the Walter Scott Historical Fiction Prize 2015 and the Sunday Times Barry Ronge Fiction Prize, longlisted for the 2015 Folio Prize).

Damon is an Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His new novel The Promise will be published by Chatto in April 2021.

Books by Damon Galgut