Zane Radcliffe

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Zane Radcliffe
Born 1969 (age 47–48)
Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland
Occupation Novelist
Nationality British
Alma mater Queen's University Belfast

Zane Radcliffe (born 1969 in Bangor, Northern Ireland) is an author from Northern Ireland.

Early life[edit]

Radcliffe graduated from Queen's University Belfast, where he was the editor of their student newspaper. After graduation, he briefly worked as a journalist for M8. In 1994 he moved to London to study advertising for a year, after which he took a job as an advertising copyrighter. He spent the following six years writing commercials.[1]

Writing career[edit]

In 2001, he wrote his first book, London Irish, which in 2003 won the W H Smith People’s Choice Award for New Talent.[2] Six months later, he wrote his second novel, Big Jessie, and in 2005 wrote The Killer’s Guide to Iceland.[1]