“Max Porter is the author of Grief is the Thing with Feathers (Faber & Faber, 2015), 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 shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and The Goldsmith ‘s Prize. It will be published in 28 languages. In 2018 it will be adapted into a play by Enda Walsh for Complicite. Max works as an editorial director at Granta and Portobello books and lives in Bath with his wife and children.