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Isabella Hammad

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Isabella Hammad was born in London. She won the 2018 Plimpton Prize for Fiction for her story 'Mr. Can’aan'. Her writing has appeared in Conjunctions and the Paris Review. The Parisian is her first novel.

Awards: RSL (2024), NBA (2019)  see all

Genres: Literary Fiction
New and upcoming books
September 2024

Recognizing the Stranger
   The Parisian (2019)
   Enter Ghost (2023)
Non fiction show
Isabella Hammad recommends
The Furrows (2022)
Namwali Serpell
"A stunning and highly original novel exploring the shadow-life of grief. In Serpell's hands, longing becomes a story of uncanny repetition, and the logic of dreams feels intensely, compellingly real."

Books containing stories by Isabella Hammad
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2019 (2019)
(O. Henry Prize Stories)
edited by
Laura Furman

2024 Encore Award : Enter Ghost
2023 Granta Best of Young British Novelists
2019 National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 : The Parisian

Award nominations
2024 Women's Prize For Fiction (nominee) : Enter Ghost
2024 Gordon Bowker Volcano Prize (shortlist) : Enter Ghost
2020 Walter Scott Prize for Best Historical Novel (nominee) : The Parisian
2020 Desmond Elliott Prize (nominee) : The Parisian
2020 Betty Trask Prize (nominee) : The Parisian

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