Awards, Grants, and Patents


Her memoir, Burying the Typewriter: Childhood Under the Eye of the Secret Police (Picador/ Graywolf, 2012) was the Winner of the Bakeless Prize for Nonfiction, and was shortlisted for the George Orwell Prize, a Finalist in the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, was a Waterstones Book Club Choice, and was serialized as the BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week.