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Adelle Stripe

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Adelle Stripe was born in 1976 and grew up in Tadcaster. Her debut novel, Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile, was a fictionalised biography inspired by the life and work of playwright Andrea Dunbar. It was shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize and Portico Prize for Literature.

Adelle is the author of three poetry chapbooks including 3:AM Magazine's Poetry Book of the Year, Dark Corners of the Land. Her recent (and forthcoming) work is rooted in the nonfiction novel form and explores working-class culture, untold histories of the north, popular music, and small-town life.

She lives in the Calder Valley, West Yorkshire, UK.
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Dark Corners of the Land

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Cigarettes in Bed

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