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Mark Hudson

Non-fiction writer

Mark Hudson’s first book,Our Grandmothers’ Drums, describing a year spent in a remote Gambian village, won the Thomas Cook Award and the Somerset Maugham Award. His second, Coming Back Brockens, on a former mining village in Durham, won the NCR Award for the best non-fiction book of 1994. His novel The Music in my Head was published to critical acclaim in 1998.

Mark Hudson has contributed to the Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Observer, Mail on Sunday and many other publications.

Mark Hudson


University of North London (now London Metropolitan University) 2001/02
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