Louise Doughty

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Louise Doughty
Born (1963-09-04) 4 September 1963 (age 50)
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England, U.K.
Occupation Novelist, Journalist
Nationality British


Louise Doughty (born 4 September 1963) is an English novelist, playwright and journalist from a Romani background. Doughty, who was born in Melton Mowbray, is an alumna of the University of East Anglia's Creative Writing Course.

In 2006 Doughty contributed a weekly column to The Daily Telegraph inviting readers to write A Novel in a Year and the following year a weekly column on the life of a writer entitled "A Writer's Year".

Doughty has also presented radio programmes for the BBC on literature, and was a judge for the 2008 Man Booker Prize. Her novel Whatever You Love was long-listed for the Orange Prize 2011.[1]

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