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Patrick Neate

UK flag (b.1970)

Patrick Neate was born in South London, and now divides his time between London and Southern Africa. He is a respected novelist, critic, scriptwriter and poet and is founder of literary event, Book Slam. His work has been published in most major UK newspapers and magazines, widely anthologised and broadcast on radio and television. Patrick won the 2001 Betty Trask Award with his novel MUSUNGU JIM AND THE GREAT CHIEF TULOKO, and the 2001 Whitbread Novel Award for TWELVE BAR BLUES. Since then he has published three further novels - THE LONDON PIGEON WARS (2003), CITY OF TINY LIGHTS (2006) and JERUSALEM (2009) - and a work of non-fiction titled WHERE YOU'RE AT (2004).

Awards: Whitbread (2001)  see all

Genres: Literary Fiction
   Big Night Out (2002) (with others)
Anthology series
Plays show
Non fiction show

Books containing stories by Patrick Neate
Too Much Too Young (2012)
(Book Slam Annual, book 2)
edited by
Patrick Neate

2001 Whitbread Prize for Best Novel : Twelve Bar Blues

Award nominations
2007 Edgar Award for Best Paperback original (nominee) : City of Tiny Lights
2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller (nominee) : City of Tiny Lights
2001 Betty Trask Prize (nominee) : Musungo Jim and the Great Chief Tuluko

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