Meet the Writers

Monocle Reads: Derek Owusu

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9 July 2020

17 minutes


Photo: Josima-Senior

Georgina Godwin speaks to writer, poet and podcaster Derek Owusu about his debut novel ‘That Reminds Me’, which won him the 2020 Desmond Elliott Prize. The first book to be released on Stormzy’s Merky Books imprint, it explores addiction, identity and belonging through the fragments of one young man’s memory.

9 July 2020

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