Join prize-winning author Tom Crewe for a special Q&A in celebration of LGBT+ History Month.
The New Life, his first novel, is an historical imagining of LGBT+ rights in 1890s London. It is the winner of both the 2023 Orwell Prize for Political Fiction and the 2023 Southbank Sky Arts Award for Literature. The novel has been or is being translated into French, German, Spanish, Dutch and Italian.
Tom Crewe was born in Middlesbrough in 1989. He has a PhD in 19th 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. In 2023, he was named one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists.