Jeanette Winterson

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Jeanette Winterson

Country

Great Britain

Birth - Death

1959 -

Occupation

Writer

Notable Achievements

OBE

Whitbread Prize

Description

First novel, 'Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit', won the 1985 Whitbread Prize for a First Novel. Multiple award winner. Famously belligerent feminist. The much-lauded novelist recently sparred with the green-wellies brigade when she labelled Country Life magazine "a bunch of gay-bashers". Recent novels include 'The Daylight Gate' (2013) and 'Frankisstein' (2019). Working on a series of short internet films with the BBC.

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