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Ross Raisin

Born in West Yorkshire, Ross Raisin’s first novel, God's Own Country won the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year award in 2009, the Guildford First Novel prize, a Betty Trask Award, and was shortlisted for six others, including the Guardian First Book Award and the IMPAC Dublin literary award. His second novel Waterline has received widespread acclaim. In 2013 he was named as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists.