Polly Clark’s debut novel Larchfield, described by Margaret Atwood as ‘a gripping turf war of the mind’, is published by Quercus March 2017. Also a poet, her three collections of poetry have among them been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize, won the Eric Gregory Award and twice been selected as Poetry Book Society books of the year. Larchfield won the MsLexia novel prize whilst still a manuscript, and her recent poetry pamphlet A Handbook for the Afterlife was shortlisted in the Michael Marks Awards. Polly’s second novel Tiger, set partly in the Amur region of Siberia and featuring a family of tigers, is due to be published Spring 2019.