K Patrick And Tom Crewe
Talks & Ideas

Join us as two exciting novelists discuss their new works centred around LGBTQ+ themes.  

K Patrick is a writer based in Scotland. In 2023, they were named an Observer Best Debut Novelist and were selected as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists. They were runner up for the Ivan Juritz Prize and the Laura Kinsella Fellowship and were shortlisted for The White Review Short Story Prize. Their poetry has appeared in Poetry Review and Five Dials, and was shortlisted for The White Review Poet’s Prize. Mrs S is their debut novel which The Guardian calls, ‘atmospheric and daring’ and The Telegraph describes as ‘bold and beautiful… desire crackles through these pages like fire’.

Tom Crewe was born in Middlesbrough in 1989. He has a PhD in nineteenth century British history from the University of Cambridge. Since 2015, he has been an editor at the London Review of Books, to which he contributes essays on politics, art, history and fiction. A Granta Best of Young British Novelist for 2023, his book The New Life ‘brims with intelligence and insight’ (The New York Times) and has been shortlisted for The Orwell Prize For Political Fiction.