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Alan Hollinghurst
Alan Hollinghurst at the 2011 Texas Book Festival
Alan Hollinghurst at the 2011 Texas Book Festival
Born 26 May 1954 (1954-05-26) (age 67)
Stroud, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Writer, translator
Nationality British
Alma mater Magdalen College, Oxford
(BA, MLitt)
Period 1975–
Genre Novel, poem, short story
Notable works The Swimming Pool Library
The Folding Star
The Spell
The Line of Beauty
The Stranger's Child
The Sparsholt Affair
Notable awards Newdigate Prize
1974
Stonewall Book Award
1989
Somerset Maugham Award
1989
James Tait Black Memorial Prize
1994
Booker Prize
2004

Alan James Hollinghurst FRSL (born 26 May 1954) is an English novelist, poet, short story writer and translator. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 1989 Somerset Maugham Award, the 1994 James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the 2004 Booker Prize.

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