Philip Hensher

Philip Hensher’s novels include The Mulberry Empire, the Booker-shortlisted The Northern ClemencyKing of the BadgersScenes from Early Life, and The Emperor Waltz.His latest collection of short stories, Tales of Persuasion, is published by 4th Estate and in 2015 he edited the Penguin Book of the British Short Story. He is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Bath Spa and lives in South London and Geneva.