UEA alumnus Nick Bradley has been longlisted for the 2021 Dublin Literary Award for his debut novel, The Cat and the City, which was published by Atlantic in June 2020. Nick was born in Germany in 1982 and grew up in Bath. He worked as a teacher, translator, travel writer and photographer before graduating from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) at UEA in 2016. He gained his PhD in Creative & Critical Writing from UEA in 2020. The shortlist for the Dublin Literary Award, which is worth €100,000, will be announced on 25 March and the winner on 20 May.