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Zoe Pilger was born in 1984 in London. She is finishing the third in a series of new novels about women and art, which is supported by The Society of Authors and Arts Council England. She is represented by The Wylie Agency.

Zoe Pilger's first novel, Eat My Heart Out, was republished as a Serpent's Tail Modern Classic in 2020. It was first published in 2014, and won a Somerset Maugham Award and a Betty Trask Award in the UK, and was shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award in the US. 

Zoe Pilger was formerly the art critic for The Independent newspaper. She won the 2011 Frieze Writers Prize, and she was shortlisted for the 2015 Observer / Anthony Burgess Prize for arts journalism. She has written widely on feminism and art. 

Zoe Pilger has a BA in Social and Political Science from Cambridge University, an MA in Comparative Literary Studies from Goldsmiths, University of London. She is working on a PhD on feminism and art. 









































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