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Damon Galgut

Award-winning novelist, short story writer and playwright.
Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters
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Plays include: ECHOES OF ANGER, PARTY FOR MOTHER, ALIVE AND KICKING and THE GREENS-KEEPER

Damon has also published a number of short stories and his fiction has been selected for the National Magazine Awards in America (2009) and the PEN/O.Henry Prize Stories Anthology (2010)

Novels include:
  A SINLESS SEASON
    UK: Penguin 1984; reissued by Constable in 1989
USA: Viking
Sweden: Bonniers
  SMALL CIRCLE OF BEINGS
    UK: Constable 1988; Abacus 1990; reissued by Atlantic Books 2005
Holland: Nijgh & Van Ditmar; South Africa: Penguin
  THE BEAUTIFUL SCREAMING OF PIGS
    Winner of the 1992 CNA Award
UK: Scribners 1991; Abacus 1992; reissued by Atlantic Books 2006
Holland: Nijgh & Van Ditmar; South Africa: Penguin; Spain: Baphala Ediciones; Sweden: Bonniers
  THE QUARRY
    UK: Atlantic Books 2004; large print, Isis
USA: Grove Atlantic; large print, Isis
Canada: McClelland & Stewart; France: Editions Verticales; Germany: Goldmann; Holland: Querido; Latvia: AGB; South Africa: Penguin
Filmed by Man's Films 1998 (Winner of the Grand Prix des Amériques, Montreal World Film Festival, 1998)
  THE GOOD DOCTOR
   

Shortlisted for the 2003 Man Booker Prize
Shortlisted for the 2004 Commonwealth Writers' Prize (Winner Africa Region)

Shortlisted for the 2005 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
UK: Atlantic Books 2003; large print, Isis
USA: Grove Atlantic; large print, Recorded Books
Brazil: Companhia das Letras; Canada: McClelland & Stewart; France: Editions de l'Olivier; Germany: Goldmann; Greece: Oceanida; Holland: Querido; India: Penguin - Malayalam Rights, Current Books; Israel: Keter; Italy: Ugo Guanda; Latvia: AGB; Poland: Media Lazar; Russia: Rosman; Serbia: Dejadora; South Africa: Penguin; Spain: RBA; Sweden: Wahlstrom & Widstrand; Turkey: Guncel Yayinclik & Yapi Kredi
Dramatised for radio on the BBC World Service in 2010

  THE IMPOSTOR
   

Winner of the 2008 University of Johannesburg English Literary Award
Shortlisted for the 2009 Commonwealth Writers' Prize (Africa Region)
Shortlisted for the 2009 M-Net Literary Award
Shortlisted for the 2009 Sunday Times Fiction Prize (South Africa)
UK: Atlantic Books 2008
USA: Grove Atlantic
Brazil: Record; Canada: McClelland & Stewart; France: Editions de l'Olivier;
Germany: Goldmann;Holland: Querido; Italy: Ugo Guanda;
Portugal: Objectiva; South Africa: Penguin; Spain: RBA;
Sweden: Wahlstrom & Widstrand; Turkey: Yapi Kredi
Audio rights: Bolinda (UK & ANZ) - unabridged edition read by Humphrey Bower

  IN A STRANGE ROOM: Three Journeys
   

Shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize
Shortlisted for the 2011 Ondaatje Prize
Shortlisted for the 2011 M-Net Literary Award
Shortlisted for the 2012 Premio Gregor von Rezzori - Cittá di Firenzi

UK: Atlantic Books 2010
USA: Europa Editions
Brazil: Record; Canada: McClelland & Stewart; China: Chu Chen Books;
Croatia: Skolska Knjige; Finland: Basam Books; France: Editions de l'Olivier;
Germany: Goldmann; Holland: Querido; Indonesia: PT Elex Media;
Israel: Achuzat Bayit; Italy: Edizioni E/O; Norway: Gyldendal;
Poland: Swiat Ksiazki; Portugal: Objectiva; Russia: AST; South Africa: Penguin;
Turkey: Yapi Kredi
Audio rights: Atlantic (UK & Commonwealth) - unabridged edition read by the author

  ARCTIC SUMMER
   

Winner of the Tata Literature Live! Award for Book of the Year (Fiction) 2014
Winner of the 2015 Sunday Times Barry Ronge Fiction Prize
Shortlisted for the 2015 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction
Shortlisted for the 2015 University of Johannesburg English Literary Award

Longlisted for the 2015 Folio Prize
UK: Atlantic Books 2014
Large print & unabridged audio, W. F. Howes - unabridged audio read by Finlay Roberston
USA: Europa Editions
Canada: McClelland & Stewart; France: Editions de l'Olivier; Germany: Goldmann;
India: Aleph Book Company; Italy: Edizioni E/O; Poland: Swiat Ksiazki;
Portugal: Jacaranda; Russia: AST; South Africa: Umuzi, Random House;
Sweden: Wahlstrom & Widstrand
Film and TV rights under option