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A K Blakemore



A. K. Blakemore is the author of two full-length collections of poetry: Humbert Summer (Eyewear, 2015) and Fondue (Offord Road Books, 2018), which was awarded the 2019 Ledbury Forte Prize for Best Second Collection.
 

Genres: Historical
 
Novels
   The Manningtree Witches (2021)
   The Glutton (2023)
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Collections
   Fondue (poems) (2018)
   Shia LaBeouf (poems) (2020)
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A K Blakemore recommends
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The Lodgers (2024)
Holly Pester
"With tang and pith in every sentence, The Lodgers speaks to a generational epidemic of rootlessness and porous selfhood with vital wit and utter originality."

Books containing stories by A K Blakemore
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Best British Short Stories 2023 (2023)
(Best British Short Stories)
edited by
Nicholas Royle

Awards
2021 Desmond Elliott Prize : The Manningtree Witches

Award nominations
2024 Dylan Thomas Prize (shortlist) : The Glutton
2022 Betty Trask Award for Best First Novel (nominee) : The Manningtree Witches
2021 Costa Book Award for Best First Novel (nominee) : The Manningtree Witches


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