Alice Jolly is a novelist and playwright.
Alice Jolly is a novelist and playwright. Her fourth novel ‘Mary Ann Sate, Imbecile’ was runner up for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019. That novel was also on the longlist for the Ondaatje Prize and was a Walter Scott Prize recommended novel for 2019. Alice has also won the Pen Ackerley Prize and the V.S.Pritchett Prize. In 2021 she received an O.Henry Award (for the twenty best short stories published in the US). She teaches creative writing at Oxford University.