Candice Carty-Williams


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Candice Carty-Williams was born in 1989, the result of an affair between a Jamaican cab driver who barely speaks and a Jamaican-Indian dyslexic receptionist who speaks more than anyone else in the world. She studied Media at Sussex because her sixth form teachers said that she wasn’t clever enough to do English, but she showed them all by first working at the Guardian Guide and then moving into publishing at 23.

Carty-Williams has worked on marketing literary fiction, non-fiction and graphic novels ever since; her first highlight was interviewing David Cronenberg and telling him that if she were a white man she’d like to look like him. In response he called her a ‘delightful person’. In 2016, she created and launched the Guardian and 4th Est
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March 2019, Candice Carty-Williams
"Candice Carty-Williams never thought she'd become a writer, but when she got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work on her manuscript at Jojo Moyes' cottage, she knew what story she wanted to tell." ...More

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