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Candia McWilliam


(b.1955)

Candia McWilliam was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1955 and educated at Girton College, Cambridge. She won a Vogue writing competition in 1971 and worked for the magazine between 1976 and 1979.
 
Anthologies edited
   Shorts II (1998)
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Non fiction
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Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel nominee (1988) : A Case of Knives
Guardian Fiction Prize Best Novel winner (1994) : Debatable Land


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