Courttia Newland

David Ellis (University of Wolverhampton)
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Courttia Newland is a London-based writer born in 1973. He is the author of four novels: 

The Scholar: A West Side Story


Society Within



 (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 New Black Writing in Britain

 (2000) and 

Tell Tales 4: The Global Village

 (2009) (with Monique Roffey). He has also written for stage and film, including 

B is for Black

, and an adaptation of…

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Citation: Ellis, David. "Courttia Newland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 19 December 2015 [, accessed 15 June 2024.]

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