TLC client moves to Chatto & Windus with New Novel

March 17, 2011 | TLC Talent

The PoolsBethan Roberts, author of The Pools, has recently moved from Serpent’s Tail to Chatto & Windus with her new novel, My PolicemanThe Pools, assessed by TLC, was published in 2007 and won the Jerwood/Arvon Young Writers’ Award.

Her new novel, My Policeman,  is a tragic story set in the late 1950s Brighton.  It follows the dual narratives  of a couple writing about a man who is at the centre of both their lives.  The story is inspired by the life of E.M. Forster and his relationship with his long-time companion Bob Buckingham and his wife.

TLC is delighted to hear about Bethan’s success as a writer.  You can check out the whole story in the Booktrade news.  By subscribing to Booktrade news, you can receive daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email.