Simon Wroe is an award-winning author, journalist and former chef. Chop Chop, his debut novel about raucous Camden chefs, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize, longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize, and won a Betty Trask Award. Here Comes Trouble, his second novel, follows the teenage son of a newspaper editor in a post-Soviet country heading towards extremism and revolution, and was shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction. He writes books and arts reviews for the Economist, and teaches creative writing at Curtis Brown Creative. In addition to his novels, Simon is currently writing the screenplay for a film and virtual reality project called Sweet Dreams, about a mythical land of plenty, in partnership with the BFI. He lives in London.
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