Karen Raney's novel All the Water in the World was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2020. It was shortlisted for the Society of Author's McKitterick prize 2021, and was awarded runner-up of the Society of Authors Paul Torday Memorial Prize 2021. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Goldsmiths and was awarded the 2017 Pat Kavanagh Prize when the novel was a work-in-progress. A painter, academic, and former editor, Raney teaches Fine Art at the University of East London. She grew up in the US and lives in London.
Author photo: Two Roads. Water photo: Selma Ancira.