Max Porter is the author of Grief is the Thing with Feathers which won the International Dylan Thomas Prize, the Books Are My Bag Reader ‘s Award and the Sunday Times PFD Young Writer of the Year Award. It was adapted into a play by Enda Walsh for Complicite. His second novel Lanny was published in 2019 and longlisted for the Booker Prize. His work is translated into 29 languages. He lives in Bath.