Leading Men | Peter Ho Davies | Granta Magazine

Leading Men

Peter Ho Davies

‘Finally the film was ready, and Rotheram ran it forward for a few seconds, watching the test numbers flicker and count down, and then the opening shots from a plane descending over the city, the image pale in the still-bright room.’

Peter Ho Davies

Peter Ho Davies was born in 1966 to Welsh and Chinese parents. He grew up in Coventry, studied at Cambridge University and is currently teaching in the US. His prizewinning stories have appeared in many magazines and anthologies. His first collection, The Ugliest House in the World, won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. In 2000, he published Equal Love, and in 2003 he was named as one of Granta magazine's Best of Young British Novelists. His novel The Welsh Girl was published in 2007.

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