NICOLA BARKER - Booker Prize Short-Listed Novelist.
Nicola Barker, Novelist
Nicola Barker's 13th novel, I Am Sovereign, was released in July 2019 and won immediate critical acclaim. Her work has been translated into 25 languages and her epic novel, Darkmans, was short listed for the Booker Prize.
Barkers's post-post-apocalyptic novel, H(A)PPY (2017) was the winner of the Goldsmith's Prize. She has been twice appeared on the Booker Prize long list: in 2012 for The Yips, the "most flamboyant piece of comic fiction ever to be set in Luton," and for Clear (2004), a novel inspired by David Blaine's dramatic suspension over East London.
Many of Barker's novels are available digitally in the US through Open Road.