‘The Quick’ by Lauren Owen
‘The Quick’ is the debut novel by UEA alumna Lauren Owen and is published by Jonathan Cape today. Lauren received a BA in English Literature from St Hilda’s College, Oxford, in 2006 and an MA in Victorian Literature from the University of Leeds in 2007. She graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2008, winning that year’s Curtis Brown Award for best student. She is currently completing a PhD on Gothic writing and fan culture at the University of Durham.