Clive Sinclair

Clive Sinclair is the author of 14 books. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and holds a doctorate from the University of East Anglia. In 1983 he was selected as one of the original Best of Young British Novelists. He lives in London with the artist, Haidee Becker.
Tea Time Stories: ‘Wingate Football Club’

Clive Sinclair’s ‘Wingate Football Club’ story is an elegiac account of an English Jewish childhood. Exploring questions of diaspora Jewish identity, the pain of growing up and, of course, football.

True Tales

The totally true storytelling club returned for JBW 2011. We selected some of our favourite writers who revealed true moments of beauty, awkwardness, tragedy and hilarity all packaged in 10-minute stories and told with no notes. JBW 2011 theme was ‘Close Call’.

Clive Sinclair Death and Texas

The stories in Clive Sinclair’s fourth collection range from New Orleans and Texas to Peru and Venice, and their cast includes Davy Crockett, Princess Diana and Shylock. Dealing mostly with loss, the fear of loss, and love – especially that between husbands and wives and fathers and sons – they are as cruel as life, and as funny.