Joe Dunthorne





Joe Dunthorne

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Joe Dunthorne was born and brought up in Swansea, and is a graduate of the University of East Anglia's Creative Writing MA, where he was awarded the Curtis Brown prize.

His poetry has been published in magazines and anthologies and has featured on Channel 4, and BBC Radio 3 and 4. A pamphlet collection, Joe Dunthorne: Faber New Poets 5 was published in 2010.

His first novel, Submarine, the story of a dysfunctional family in Swansea narrated by Oliver Tate, aged 15, was published in 2008.


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JoeDunthorne: All the feel-good thrills of vegetarianism, none of the meatlessness. http://t.co/k3iMt3Y2
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Submarine
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 4,031 ratings — published 2008 — 32 editions
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Wild Abandon
3.24 of 5 stars 3.24 avg rating — 526 ratings — published 2011 — 13 editions
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Faber New Poets 5
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Het feest is voorbij
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Mount London: Ascents in th...
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“I love you more than words. And I am a big fan of words.”
Joe Dunthorne, Submarine

“Exercise II.

Write a diary, imagining that you are trying to make an old person jealous. I have written an example to get you started:

Dear Diary,
I spent the morning admiring my skin elasticity.
God alive, I feel supple.”
Joe Dunthorne, Submarine

“I took a photo of us, mid-embrace. When I am old and alone I will remember that I once held something truly beautiful.”
Joe Dunthorne, Submarine

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