Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction nominee (2017)
Gwendoline Riley is the author of five novels. Cold Water (2002) won the Betty Trask Award and Joshua Spassky (2007) won the Somerset Maugham Award and was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. Her latest book First Love (2017) was shortlisted for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. She also reviews regularly for the Times Literary Supplement. She lives in London.