Kerry Young

Kerry Young

Dr. Kerry Young is the author of Pao (Bloomsbury, 2011) and Gloria (Bloomsbury, 2013).

  • Pao was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award, the Commonwealth Book Prize and the East Midlands Book Award.
  • Gloria was shortlisted for the East Midlands Book Award, longlisted for the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature and nominated for the 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.
  • Kerry is currently working on her third novel for Bloomsbury.

Kerry is a Reader for The Literary Consultancy, a tutor for the Arvon Foundation and a Fellow on the Royal Literary Fund Fellowship Programme where she is writer-in-residence at the University of Sheffield.

She is also Honorary Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Nottingham.

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