Zoe Pilger was born in 1984. She lives in London. She is writing a quartet of novels, which is supported by The Society of Authors and Arts Council England.
From 2016-2018, she lived in, and travelled through, Germany, Spain, Portugal, the Middle East, and India.
Influences, Frieze. 2017.
Zoe Pilger's first novel Eat My Heart Out was published by Serpent's Tail in 2014. It won a Somerset Maugham Award and a Betty Trask Award at the 2015 Society of Authors in the UK. It was shortlisted for a 2016 Lambda Literary Award in the US.
Zoe Pilger was previously the art critic for The Independent. She won the 2011 Frieze Writers Prize, and 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, and is working on a PhD monograph of the artist Sophie Calle at Goldsmiths.
Zoe Pilger is a tarot reader.