‘How I Killed Margaret Thatcher’ by Anthony Cartwright
‘How I Killed Margaret Thatcher’ is the third novel by UEA alumnus Anthony Cartwright and is published by Tindal Street Press this month. Anthony was born in 1973 in Dudley and graduated from the UEA undergraduate programme in 1996. His first novel ‘The Afterglow’ was published by Tindal Street in 2004 and was a winner of the Betty Trask Award. It was also shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the John Llewellyn-Rhys Memorial Prize and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize: Best First Novel award. His second novel ‘Heartland’ was published in 2009 and was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize: Best Novel award. Anthony works as an English teacher in East London, having previously worked in factories, a meat-packing plant, pubs, Spitalfields Market and for London Underground.