Zoe Pilger is the winner of this year’s writer’s prize

Eat My Heart Out


Eat My Heart Out, Zoe Pilger: A raw and meaty 4/5

The next Hubbub will take place on Monday 10 March at 7:30pm in the basement of (28 Harrison Street, Kings Cross, London, WC1h 8JF). The March Hubbub will feature special guests, Liane Strauss and Zoe Pilger.

David Balzer joined us at the Bookshop in conversation with Zoe Pilger, author of (Serpent's Tail). The pair discussed Balzer's new book, (Pluto Press), and questioned: what is a curator, exactly?

Author Zoe Pilger; Photo by Katherine Rose

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    Zoe Pilger was born in 1984 in London, where she still lives. She is an art critic for The Independent and winner of the 2011 Frieze Writer’s Prize. Eat My Heart Out is her first novel; it is published by Serpent’s Tail in London and will be published by The Feminist Press at CUNY in May 2015.

    Houman Barekat gets his teeth in to Zoe Pilger's debut novel - a blackly-comic commentary on feminism, idealism, contemporary youth and the complexities of human relationships -