As an editor, Max Porter worked on Eleanor Catton’s 2013 Booker-winning The Luminaries and Han Kang’s 2016 Man Booker International-winning The Vegetarian

Max Porter’s first novel, Grief is the Thing with Feathers, won the Sunday Times/Peters, Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, the International Dylan Thomas Prize, the Europese Literatuurprijs and the BAMB Readers’ Award, and was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Goldsmiths Prize. It has been translated into 27 languages. He lives in Bath.

All nominated books