William Fiennes is the bestselling author of The Snow Geese, which won the Hawthornden Prize and the Somerset Maugham Award, and The Music Room. He was the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year in 2003, and has written for publications including London Review of Books, Granta and The Times Literary Supplement. He teaches at Newcastle University. He is director and co-founder of the charity First Story, which supports creativity and literacy in challenging secondary schools, and was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2009. He was the chair of judges of the 2015 Folio Prize.
Books by William Fiennes
Interviews with William Fiennes
Writing in the first person doesn’t have to be inward-looking or egotistical, says the author of The Snow Geese. He tells us about his favourite autobiographical works that use the first person to look out into the world