Justin Cartwright

Justin Cartwright is the author of the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted In Every Face I Meet, Whitbread Novel Awardwinner Leading the Cheers and The Promise of Happiness, which was awarded the Hawthornden Prize. His most recent novel, Other People’s Money, was named the Spear’s Novel of the Year. Cartwright presents Lion Heart, which finds Richie Cathar venturing to the Holy Land to discover the fate of Christianity’s most sacred relic and the truth about his father.

Events Justin Cartwright was involved in

  • Ahead by a Century

    Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 3:00 PM

    The fate of Christianity's most sacred relic, the woman behind Petrarch's sublime love poetry, a female bullfighter in 1930s’ Spain—three authors discuss rewriting history in their historical fiction.


  • Secrets and Scars

    Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 4:00 PM

    Authors explain how they use the burdens and secrets of their characters to help drive plot and narrative.