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16 September 2020

Abi Daré

Abi Daré, author
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Abi Daré grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. She studied law at the University of Wolverhampton and has an M.Sc. in International Project Management from Glasgow Caledonian University. Keen to improve her writing, she completed an MA in Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London, achieving a Distinction with an  earlier version of The Girl With the Louding Voice. It went on to win the Bath Novel Award for emerging authors and to be a finalist in  the Literary Consultancy Pen Factor competition in 2018 before being published in 2020.  An instant New York Times bestseller, it was subsequently shortlisted for the 2020 Desmond Elliott Prize and the Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize. Abi Daré lives in Essex with her husband and two children. Photography by @gazmadustudios

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