Courttia Newland

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  • David Ellis (University of Wolverhampton)

Courttia Newland is a London-based writer born in 1973. He is the author of four novels: The Scholar: A West Side Story (1997), Society Within (1999), Snakeskin (2002) and The Gospel According to Cane (2013); a novella, The Dying Wish (2006); and two collections of short stories, A Book of Blues (2011) and Music for the Off-Key (2006). His work has also appeared in numerous anthologies, including The Time Out Book of London Short Stories: Vol 2 (2000) and England Calling: 24 Stories for the 21st Century (2001). He is the co-editor (with Kadija Sesay) of IC3: The Penguin Book of N…

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Ellis, David. "Courttia Newland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 19 December 2015
[, accessed 28 September 2016.]

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