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Olivia Sudjic

Olivia Sudjic was born and lives in London. She studied English Literature at Cambridge University, where she was awarded the E.G. Harwood English Prize and made a Bateman Scholar.

Her first novel (‘Sympathy’) was published in Spring 2017 by Houghton MifflinHarcourt in the US and ONE (an imprint of Pushkin Press) in the UK, with translations in German, Italian and Polish. The novel has recently received a Spanish world rights deal and will be published in Mexico, as well as UK, USA, Germany, Italy and Poland. Sudjic was named one of The Observer’s ‘New Faces of Fiction’ for 2017 and she has written for publications including the FT Weekend Magazine, ELLE, The Sunday Times’ Style Magazine, The Debrief, Hunger, The Observer, Harper’s Bazaar and The Gloss.

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My Sessions

Writing Across Difference

Black Box

How do writers approach linguistic and cultural differences? How does writing shape the way we encounter difference, how we engage inequity and inequality, and how we can use it as a tool to change attitudes? In this panel, four writers explore the importance of having a diversity of voices across a diversity of mediums. Admission […]

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So. You. Want. To. Get. Published.

CLassroom 1: Room 8, Level U2, Block C5, Publika

So you think you have a story to tell? So you want to get published? Get advice from two debut authors about the sometimes rewarding, often heartbreaking world of publishing. Find out what agents and publishers are looking for, learn how best to pitch your work, and most importantly, figure out your story and how […]

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Nevertheless, She Persisted: Writing As Resistance

Black Box

There is no escaping that free speech is under threat. As our digital spaces continue to proliferate (and thrive), as our words and voices find new places to call home, we find ourselves under greater pressure towards silence from both public and private entities. How do we resist? How do we persist? On this panel, […]

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