About Max Porter
Max Porter is the author of The Death of Francis Bacon, praised as ‘a miniature masterpiece’, and ‘a feat of empathy, imagination and literary brio’. His Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller Lanny was longlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize and the 2019 Wainwright Prize, shortlisted for the 2019 Gordon Burn Prize and shortlisted for both Waterstones and Foyles Book of the Year 2019. It has sold in twenty-three territories. His first novel, Grief is the Thing with Feathers, won the Sunday Times/Peter, Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year, the International Dylan Thomas Prize, the Europese Literatuurprijs and the BAMB Readers’ Award and was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Goldsmiths Prize. It has been sold in thirty-one territories. Complicité and Wayward’s production of Grief is the Thing with Feathers directed by Enda Walsh and starring Cillian Murphy was performed in Dublin, London and New York. He frequently collaborates with artists and musicians. His most recent project is All Of This Unreal Time, which premiered at Manchester International Festival in July 2021. Max lives in Bath with his family.
About Simon Moreton
Simon Moreton makes books about places, landscapes, nature, grief, and our connection to histories, both well-known and forgotten. He has been part of the UK small-press comics community for well over a decade. His debut graphic novel, Plans We Made, a minimal, impressionistic account of teenagedom, was published in 2015 by Uncivilized books. He now self-publishes the critically acclaimed Minor Leagues, an irregular zine of comics, art and writing. He has been described as ‘one of the truest voices in the small press world’ and one of its ‘most innovative, important, and relatable artists’. WHERE? a hybrid memoir of prose and visual material exploring his father’s death, belonging, and rurality, is available now from Little Toller.