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Yara Rodrigues Fowler - Author

About the Author

Yara Rodrigues Fowler grew up in a Brazilian-English household in London, where she still lives. She has a BA in English from Oxford and an MA in Comparative Literature at UCL. Yara is a trustee of Latin American Women's Aid, the only refuge run for and by Latin American women in the UK and has also given workshops on gender and power to teenage girls with feminist organisation Fearless Futures. Yara's writing has been published in Litro, and the UCL Publishers' Prize, and she received a Special Mention in the 2015 Galley Beggar Press Short Story Competition.

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Stubborn Archivist

Stubborn Archivist

Author: Yara Rodrigues Fowler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/2020

'Compelling . . . it should delight anyone looking for a thoughtful, witty successor to Sally Rooney' Observer 'Stunning' Olivia Laing 'This novel is a triumph' Musa Okwonga 'I liked Stubborn Archivist very very much' Claire-Louise Bennett 'A talent to watch' Nikesh Shukla When your mother considers another country home, it's hard to know where you belong. When the people you live among can't pronounce your name, it's hard to know exactly who you are. And when your body no longer feels like your own, it's hard to understand your place in the world. This is a novel of growing up between cultures, of finding your space within them and of learning to live in a traumatized body. Our stubborn archivist tells her story through history, through family conversations, through the eyes of her mother, her grandmother and her aunt and slowly she begins to emerge into the world, defining her own sense of identity.

Stubborn Archivist

Stubborn Archivist

Author: Yara Rodrigues Fowler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2019

When your mother considers another country home, it's hard to know where you belong. When the people you live among can't pronounce your name, it's hard to know exactly who you are. And when your body no longer feels like your own, it's hard to understand your place in the world. This is a lyrical novel of growing up between cultures, of finding your space within them and of learning to live in a traumatized body. Our stubborn archivist tells her story through history, through family conversations, through the eyes of her mother, her grandmother and her aunt and slowly she begins to emerge into the world, defining her own sense of identity. An exciting, bold, witty debut, STUBBORN ARCHIVIST is unlike any book you've read, and one you won't forget.

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