Yara Rodrigues Fowler

Yara Rodrigues Fowler

Yara Rodrigues Fowler grew up in South London. She is the author of two novels, Stubborn Archivist and there are more things.

Stubborn Archivist was longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize 2019, the Desmond Eliot Prize 2019 and the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award 2019; there are more things received the Society of Authors’ John C Lawrence Award 2018 and was shortlisted for the Eccles Centre and Hay Festival Writer’s Award 2020 (both as a work in progress) and shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2022 and the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2022

In 2023, she was named as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists.

Her writing displays a commitment to both politics and craft. With each project, Fowler strains against tradition, testing the boundaries of how fiction might be used as a tool for change.

Upcoming Courses

Richard T Kelly teaching a Faber Academy Writing a Novel class
Novel Writing

Writing a Novel (Newcastle)

A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing.



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6 month +


Richard T. Kelly, Yara Rodrigues Fowler, A. L. Kennedy, S. J. Watson

By Application

Start Date

Monday 07 Oct 2024

Application Deadline

Sunday 15 Sep 2024


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