Kerry Young is the author of three novels, Pao (2011), Gloria (2013) and Show Me a Mountain (2016). Pao was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award, the Commonwealth Book Prize and the East Midlands Book Award. Gloria was longlisted for the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, shortlisted for the East Midlands Book Award, and nominated for the 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Kerry's third novel Show Me A Mountain was published in June 2016.
Kerry will meet with student writers to discuss their challenges and inspire their writing.