Brad Watson

Brad Watson

Brad Watson teaches creative writing at the University of Wyoming, Laramie. His first collection,Last Days of the Dog-Men, won the Sue Kauffman Award for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts & Letters; his first novel, The Heaven of Mercury, was shortlisted for the National Book Award, and his second story collection Aliens in the Prime of Their Lives was shortlisted for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.

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Essential reads for Autumn 2016

Essential reads for Autumn 2016

Our pick of the best new books coming out this Autumn, because longer, darker nights are the perfect excuse for more cosy evenings in with a good book. 

Introducing Miss Jane

Introducing Miss Jane

Picador publisher Ravi Mirchandani explains why fans of Robert Seethaler's A Whole Life or  Hanya Yanagihara's A Little Life will be reading the true story of Brad Watson's great-aunt this winter.