Joe Pemberton was born in Moss Side, Manchester in 1960. His parents emigrated from the West Indies to England in the late fifties before moving to Aston-under-Lyne in Tameside, Greater Manchester in 1970. Pemberton is an alumnus from the 1998 MA Creative Writing course undertaken at the University of Manchester. He has also worked as an electrical engineer and a maths college lecturer and was also a judge for the 2004 Crocus Novel Competition. To date, Pemberton has had two novels published, Forever and Ever Amen, which was originally published in 2000 by Headline Review, and then reissued in 2008 by Matador, and A Long Time Dead (2003), also published by Headline Review. He has recently completed a third novel, …
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Stabler, Georgia. "Joe Pemberton". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 08 November 2015
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