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William Atkins’ first book, The Moor, was shortlisted for the Thwaites Wainwright Prize. His second, The Immeasurable World, won the 2019 Stanford Dolman Travel Writing Award.
He works as an editor and his journalism has appeared in the Guardian and Granta. In 2016 he was a recipient of the British Library Eccles Prize. He lives in London.