Marcus O’Dair is a writer, lecturer and musician. He writes on music for the Guardian, Independent, Jazzwise, Arts Desk and Financial Times. He is a frequent contributor to BBC Radio 3 and BBC 6 Music. He is also one half of the Ninja Tune act Grasscut, who have performed across Europe.
Musa Okwonga is an Oxford University graduate who since then has practised both law and football, with the emphasis on the latter. He won the Junior Bridport Prize for fiction in 1994, for poetry in 1995, and the WHSmith Young Writers competition a year later. He lives in South London.
Acknowledged as one of the great Latin American writers of the twentieth century, Juan Carlos Onetti was born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1909. For many years he worked as a journalist in Buenos Aires. His novels include The Well, No Man’s Life, and his best known work, The Shipyard. He was awarded Uruguay’s national literature [...]