Martyn Bedford

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Martyn Bedford (born 1959) is a British author. He is an alumnus of the University of East Anglia.[1]

The first twelve years of Martyn Bedford's writing career were spent as a journalist on regional newspapers. His initial book Acts of Revision won the Yorkshire Post “Best First Work” Award.[2] He later became the director of the novel writing programme at the University of Manchester, and is fiction critic for the Literary Review. [3] Currently, Bedford teaches the Creative Writing module at Leeds Trinity University.[4]

In 2008–10, he was Academic Writer-in-Residence, Royal Literary Fund Fellow. [5] Bedford lives in Ilkley, West Yorkshire with his wife and two daughters.

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  • Acts of Revision (Doubleday, 1996)
  • Exit, Orange & Red (Bantam, 1997)
  • The Houdini Girl (Random House, 1999)
  • Black Cat (Viking, 2000)
  • The Virtual Disappearance of Miriam (digital narrative, 2000)
  • The Island of Lost Souls (Bloomsbury, 2006)
  • Flip (Walker, 2011)

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