Graham Swift (born 1949) and is the author of ten novels, two collections of short stories, including the highly acclaimed England and Other Stories, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in writing. His most recent novel, Mothering Sunday, became an international bestseller and won The Hawthornden Prize for best work of imaginative literature. With Waterland he won the Guardian Fiction Prize, and with Last Orders the Booker Prize. Both novels were made into films. His work has appeared in over thirty languages.
“Pin Drop’s winning dedication to the act of narration upturns the view that the experience of being told a story belongs chiefly to childhood. A Pin Drop event offers to adults a form of intimate grown-up theatre and a sophisticated immersion in a primal human pleasure.” Graham Swift