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Litt, Toby

Toby Litt

Elected: 2023

Toby Litt is a writer and environmental activist based in London. His novels include Corpsing, Ghost Story, and Patience, which was shortlisted for the Republic of Consciousness Prize, and A Writer’s Diary. His short stories have won the Manchester Fiction Prize and the Short Fiction/University of Essex International Short Story Prize. He is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Southampton. He is a member of English PEN and editor of the XR Writers Rebel website. When he is not writing, Toby likes sitting doing nothing.

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