Tibor Fischer is the School's New Royal Literary Fund Fellow
The son of Hungarian refugees, Tibor Fischer was born in Stockport in 1959. His first novel, Under the Frog was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1993. He is the author of four other novels, The Thought Gang, The Collector Collector, Voyage to the End of the Room and Good to be God as well as a collection of short stories Don’t Read This Book If You’re Stupid.
A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, his work has been published in twenty-four languages.
Tibor will be in the School from September 2009 to help students two days per week (mostly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, but sometimes on Mondays and Tuesdays) and who will be located in the office directly above the Humanities Office.