Toby Litt grew up in Ampthill, Bedfordshire. He has worked as a teacher, bookseller and subtitler. A graduate of Malcolm Bradbury’s creative writing course at the University of East Anglia, he is the author of two books of short stories, Adventures in Capitalism and Exhibitionism, and nine novels; most recently Life-Like. He won the Manchester Fiction Prize 2009 with his story ‘John and John’. He teaches at Birkbeck College.
Toby Litt on Granta.com
‘All along I had been expecting this quest after an image or idea or ideal to end with a confrontation with myself—myself as a hare upon a steep Welsh hillside gazing towards myself as a boy, within a twenty years vacated farmyard. I did not foresee this journeying as a hare towards a hare's longing; neither did I foresee companionship.’