Max Porter, debut writer and winner of the International Dylan Thomas Prize, took part in a Twitter Q&A on Tuesday 18 October as part of the International Literature Showcase.

Max is one of 40 writers taking part in an exciting ten-month programme of networking and creative exchange for the global literature community. A further 40 writers will be announced at London Book Fair 2017.

Click here for the interview transcript over on the ILS website.

About Max

Max Porter is Editorial Director of Granta and Portobello Books. His debut novel Grief is the Thing with Feathers was published in 2015 and will be translated into 23 languages. It won the International Dylan Thomas Prize. You can find out more about Max over on his ILS profile. 

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