Damon Galgut

Damon Galgut is the author of nine novels. He won the Booker Prize 2021 for The Promise, having been shortlisted for the prize twice before (The Good Doctor and In A Strange Room). He lives and works in Cape Town.

The Promise charts the crash and burn of a white SouthAfrican family, living on a farm outside Pretoria. In this story of a family diminished, sharp and tender emotional truths hit home. Confident, deft and quietly powerful, it is a taut novel from a masterful writer.

Past Events

Session 1: Rathbones Folio Prize Writing Masterclasses

Online, via Duuzra
Online, via Duuzra
Event Featuring

5x15 x Rathbones Folio Prize Writing Masterclasses chaired by James Naughtie

Damon Galgut on The Promise

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
In Conversation
Damon Galgut & Chris Power

Hear Damon Galgut in conversation with Chris Power about his 2021 Booker Prize winning novel The Promise as we celebrate its paperback launch