Only Killers And Thieves,the debut novel by UEA alumnus Paul Howarth,has been selected as this month’s editor’s pick in The Sunday Timesand as the book of the month in The Times. It was recently published in the UK by One, an imprint of Pushkin Press. In February it was published as a lead title by HarperCollins in the US, where it has been nominated for the $50,000 Kirkus Prize and the Barnes & Noble Discover Award. It was also selected as an Amazon Book of the Month and an American Booksellers’ Association “Indies Introduce” best of the season pick. Earlier this year Paul was featured as a ‘new writer to watch’ by the Independent. Paul was born and grew up in the UK and lived and worked in Australia for several years, gaining dual citizenship in 2012. He graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) at UEA in 2015, having been awarded that year’s Malcolm Bradbury Scholarship. He lives in Norwich with his family.