New Boy by Tracy Chevalier
New Boy by UEA alumna Tracy Chevalier is published this week as part of the Hogarth Shakespeare series in which contemporary novelists are commissioned to retell a Shakespeare play, in this case Othello. Tracy graduated from the UEA MA in Creative Writing in 1994 and published her first novel The Virgin Blue in 1996. Her second novel Girl With A Pearl Earring was published in 1999 and was adapted for cinema, the film receiving three academy award nominations in 2004. Last year she published her eighth novel, At The Edge of the Orchard and edited the short story collection Reader, I Married Him.