Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Kiran Millwood Hargrave writes poetry, plays, and novels. She studied at both Cambridge and Oxford Universities, and has held writing residencies around the world, from Japan to Canada. Her fourth poetry collection OE, a collaboration with the artist Tom de Freston, was published by Bloomsbury in 2016. Her debut play BOAT premiered at Theatre N16 in October 2015. Her debut novel The Girl of Ink & Stars (The Cartographer’s Daughter in the US) was Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month, a Financial Times Book of the Year, and appeared on numerous prize lists. Her second, The Island at the End of Everything, is published in May 2017.

Photo credit: Oli Clubb


The Girl of Ink and Stars

The Girl of Ink and Stars

Chicken House (UK), Knopf (US), 2016