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Benjamin Myers was born on 10 January, 1976 in Durham, United Kingdom, is a Writer and journalist. Discover Benjamin Myers's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 44 years old?

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Occupation Writer and journalist
Age 44 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born 10 January 1976
Birthday 10 January
Birthplace Durham, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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His novel The Offing (2019) featured on Radio 4's Book At Bedtime, was a Radio 2 Book Club choice and chosen as a book of the year in The Times. The audio book was narrated by actor Ralph Ineson.

In 2019 he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters from York St John University.


In late 2018 it was reported he had signed to Bloomsbury Publishing. The deal was satirised in the 'Books & Bookmen' column in Private Eye.


Myers' book The Gallows Pole (2017), a novelisation of the true story of the Cragg Vale Coiners, received a Roger Deakin Award and won the 2018 Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction. As part of the prize, both author and book title appeared as the official Royal Mail franking stamp for a week on an estimated 60 million pieces of mail. The Gallows Pole was signed by Third Man Books, part of Third Man Records, for publication in the US/Canada in 2019.


Beastings (2014) won the Portico Prize For Literature and the Northern Writers' Award. It was also longlisted for the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize.

In 2014 Myers won the Society of Author's Tom-Gallon Trust Award, for his short story, 'The Folk Song Singer'. He was runner-up in the same prize in 2018 for his story 'A Thousand Acres Of English Soil'. His poem 'The Path To Pendle Hill' was selected by New Statesman as one of its Poems Of The Year 2015 and work from the same collection were read by Myers on BBC1 programme Countryfile.

He is a founding member of the Brutalists, a literary collective including authors Adelle Stripe and Tony O'Neill, and widely acknowledged as the first literary movement to be launched by social networking sites. As of 2014, Myers has been straight edge for ten years.


Pig Iron (2012) was set in the traveller/gypsy community of the north-east of England and was the first to be published under his full name Benjamin Myers. It won the inaugural Gordon Burn Prize and was longlisted for 3:AM's 'Novels of the Year' and runner-up in The Guardian's 'Not The Booker Prize', in the same year.


Myers' second novel, Richard: A Novel (2010) was a fictionalized account of the life of musician Richey Edwards. It was published by Picador in October 2010, and polarised critical opinion.


As a teenager Myers began writing for British weekly Melody Maker. In 1997 he became their staff writer. As of 2017 he has written about literature, music and the arts for a number of publications including New Statesman, Mojo, The Guardian, NME, The Spectator, BBC, New Scientist, Alternative Press, Kerrang!, Plan B, Arena, Bizarre, The Quietus, Vice, Shortlist, Caught by the River, Metal Hammer, The Morning Star, Classic Rock, 3:AM Magazine, Mineshaft and Time Out. In 2011 he published an article, about his brief time as an intern at News of the World.


Benjamin Myers (born 10 January 1976) is an English writer and journalist.