Graham Swift is the author of eleven novels and two collections of short stories. His books have appeared in over 30 languages.
His work includes the highly acclaimed England and Other Stories, and Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in writing. His novel Mothering Sunday became an international bestseller and won The Hawthornden Prize for best work of imaginative literature. With Waterland he won the Guardian Fiction Prize, and with Last Orders the 1996 Booker Prize. Both novels were made into films.