O Positive is the debut collection of poetry by Joe Dunthorne and is published by Faber this week. Joe graduated from the English Literature with Creative Writing BA at UEA in 2004, and from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2005, when he was the inaugural recipient of the Curtis Brown Award. His debut novel Submarine was published in 2008 and shortlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize, the Wodehouse Bolinger Prize, and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best First Book Award. It was translated into sixteen languages and adapted into an award-winning film. His second novel Wild Abandon was published in 2011 and won the 2012 Encore Award, and his third novel The Adulterants last year. His debut poetry pamphlet was published by Faber and Faber in 2010.