Megan Bradbury is a novelist based in Norwich. Her first novel, Everyone is Watching, which was published by Picador in 2016, tells the story of New York City through the geniuses that have inhabited it – among them, Walt Whitman, Robert Moses, Robert Mapplethorpe and Edmund White. Called a ‘beating heart of a novel’ by Ali Smith, and ‘one of the best debuts I’ve read in years’ by Eimear McBride, the book was longlisted for the Rathsbones Folio Prize and Not the Booker Prize and was chosen as one of the Guardian’s Best Books of 2016.
Her short fiction has been published in Ambit, The Mechanic’s Institute Review, and Pen & Inc Press, and she has written for The Irish Times and the TLS. She is also an experienced artistic collaborator and has worked on projects with acclaimed artists from across the world. She has fifteen years’ experience as an editorial reader, mentor and tutor, working with organisations such as the National Centre for Writing, the University of East Anglia, Curtis Brown Creative, the Ruppin Agency, Hamish Hamilton, and William Morris Endeavor.
Megan holds an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, and she has been the recipient of a Charles Pick Fellowship, an Escalator Award, and two writing awards from Arts Council England.
For TLC Megan works across all genres, with a particular interest in literary and experimental fiction.