‘My Criminal World’ by Henry Sutton
‘My Criminal World’ is the new novel by UEA Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing Henry Sutton and has just been published by Harvill Secker. Henry is the co-convenor of the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction). He is the author of five previous novels, most recently ‘Get Me Out Of Here’ (2011), a collection of short stories, ‘Thong Nation’, and is the co-author of a crime novel, ‘First Frost’, under the pseudonym James Henry. His work has been published in many languages and he was awarded the J. B. Priestley Award in 2004. ‘Kids’ Stuff’ was the recipient of an Arts Council Writers’ Award in 2002, and was adapted a stage play in Riga, Latvia. Previously a Writing Fellow at UEA, he is also a former literary editor of Esquire magazine, former books editor of the Daily Mirror, and has judged numerous literary awards, including the John Lewellyn Rhys Prize and the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year.