Richard House’s The Kills is shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize. An epic literary project spanning three interlinking novels, it's set to be one of the literary events of the year. His previous novels, Bruiser and Uninvited, are published by Serpent's Tail. His collaborative projects with Chicago-based group Haha are documented online at hahahaha.org. His fiction and co-authored short films have received support from the Arts Council and the UK Film Council. He lectures in creative writing at the University of Birmingham.