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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, is 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. She is a regular contributor to The Quietus, and her writing has appeared in The Guardian, New Statesman and Caught by the River. Recent publications include Common People: An Anthology of Working-Class Writers, and Sweating Tears with Fat White Family, a music journalism edition for Rough Trade Books.

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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