Steven Boykey Sidley

Steven Boykey Sidley is an award-winning and multi-shortlisted novelist and playwright. His fifth novel, Leaving Word was published in Sept 2019. He is also the author of the award-winning moves Entanglement, Stepping Out, Imperfect Solo, Free Association and the play Shape (co-written with his wife Kate Sidley). He is married with two children.

Biography

2013 – Winner of UJ Debut Fiction Award for Entanglement (Picador SA)
2013 – Shortlisted for Sunday Times Fiction Prize for Entanglement
2013 – Shortlisted for MNet Literary Award for Entanglement
2014 – Shortlisted for UJ Main Fiction Award for Stepping Out
2015 – Longlisted for Sunday Times Fiction Prize for Imperfect Solo
October 2015 – Imperfect Solo (Belfond translation) selected for Le Grand Livre du Mois, France's most prestigious national literary book club
2017 – Free Association published by Picador SA and sold to Belfond, France (titled
Microphone)
2018 – Selected to perform his one man-show Telling Stories, at The William
Kentridge Centre for the Less Good Idea
2019 – Launch of Imperfect Solo in the US (Skyhorse)
2019 – Launch of Microphone in France (Belfond)
2019 – Launch of Leaving Word in SA (Jacana/MF)

Steven Boykey Sidley

Steven Boykey Sidley is an award-winning and multi-shortlisted novelist and playwright. His fifth novel, Leaving Word was published in Sept 2019. He is also the author of the award-winning moves Entanglement, Stepping Out, Imperfect Solo, Free Association and the play Shape (co-written with his wife Kate Sidley). He is married with two children.

Biography

2013 – Winner of UJ Debut Fiction Award for Entanglement (Picador SA)
2013 – Shortlisted for Sunday Times Fiction Prize for Entanglement
2013 – Shortlisted for MNet Literary Award for Entanglement
2014 – Shortlisted for UJ Main Fiction Award for Stepping Out
2015 – Longlisted for Sunday Times Fiction Prize for Imperfect Solo
October 2015 – Imperfect Solo (Belfond translation) selected for Le Grand Livre du
Mois, France's most prestigious national literary book club
2017 – Free Association published by Picador SA and sold to Belfond, France (titled
Microphone)
2018 – Selected to perform his one man-show Telling Stories, at The William
Kentridge Centre for the Less Good Idea
2019 – Launch of Imperfect Solo in the US (Skyhorse)
2019 – Launch of Microphone in France (Belfond)
2019 – Launch of Leaving Word in SA (Jacana/MF)