Kit de Waal

Kit de Waal was brought up among the Irish community of Birmingham in the 60's and 70's. Her debut novel My Name Is Leon was an international bestseller, shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award, winner of the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award for 2017, and published in French by Kero (Je m'appelle Léon). Her second novel The Trick to Time was published in March 2018 by Viking. She is also editing an anthology of working-class writers with Unbound.

Related / Latest Publications:
Kit de Waal, My Name is Leon (Viking, May 2016)
Kit de Waal, The Trick to Time (Viking, March 2018)
Kit de Waal (editor), Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writers (Unbound, not yet published)
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