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Courttia Newland (25 August 1973) is an acclaimed black British writer of Jamaican and Bajan heritage, who has been hailed as one of the few authors who accurately portray life in London's inner cities

Newland grew up in Shepherd's Bush, west London, where he became a rapper and music producer who, together with friends, released a Drum n' Bass white label. In 1997 he published his first novel, The Scholar. Further critically acclaimed work followed, including Society Within and Snakeskin.

In 2000 he co-edited the anthology IC3: The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain, and his short stories have featured in many other anthologies including The Time Out Book of London Short Stories: Vol 2 and England Calling:24 Stories for the 21st Century.

His latest books include a novella, The Dying Wish, and a collection of macabre short stories, Music for the Off-Key, both published in 2006.

Newland tours extensively for the British Council, and has been writer-in-residence for Trinity College, Dublin and Georgetown University, Washington DC. He has taught creative writing workshops and performed readings in countries as diverse as Russia, Gambia, and Singapore.

He was shortlisted for the 2007 Crime Writers' Association Dagger in the Library Award.

His latest book, which he co-edited with Monique Roffey, is The Global Village (2009).

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Total Books: 14
The Gospel According to Cane
2013 - The Gospel According to Cane (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781617751332
ISBN-10: 1617751332
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 1/5 Stars.

The Gospel According to Cane
2013 - The Gospel According to Cane (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781846591570
ISBN-10: 1846591570
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 1.5/5 Stars.

White Open Spaces
2006 - White Open Spaces (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781840026863
ISBN-10: 1840026863

Music for the Off-Key Twelve Macabre Short Stories
2006 - Music for the Off-key Twelve Macabre Short Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781845230401
ISBN-10: 184523040X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference

2002 - Snakeskin (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780349115092
ISBN-10: 0349115095
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Der Schler
2001 - Der Schler (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783407788641
ISBN-10: 3407788649

The Scholar
2001 - The Scholar (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780349108766
ISBN-10: 0349108765
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Society Within
2000 - Society Within (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780349111803
ISBN-10: 0349111804
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Politics & Social Sciences

1997 - The Scholar a West-side Story (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780349108445
ISBN-10: 0349108447

Society Within
Society Within (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780349112244
ISBN-10: 034911224X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Dying Wish [QUICK READS] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780349119632
ISBN-10: 0349119635

Chris Ofili Freedom One Day
Chris Ofili Freedom One Day (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780954308513
ISBN-10: 0954308514
Genre: Arts & Photography

A Book of Blues Courttia Newland
A Book of Blues Courttia Newland (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781906601225
ISBN-10: 1906601224
Genre: Literature & Fiction