PRETI TANEJA was born and grew up in the UK, and now teaches writing in prisons and in universities. We that are young (2017) was a book of the year in The Sunday Times, Spectator and the Guardian; it has been translated into multiple languages and is published in North America by AA Knopf. It is currently in development as a TV series with the makers of 'Narcos'. We that are young has been nominated for several international awards including the Rathbones FOLIO Prize, the Republic of Consciousness Prize, India's Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize and the Prix Jan Michalski. It won the Desmond Elliot Prize for best debut 2018. 

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