Zoe Pilger

Zoe Pilger
Born 1984
London, England
Notable work Eat My Heart Out
Relatives John Pilger (father)
Yvonne Roberts (mother)

Zoe Pilger (born 1984) is a British author and art critic. Her first novel, Eat My Heart Out won a Betty Trask Award and a Somerset Maugham Award and she is in the process of writing a second novel.[1] She is the daughter of author, John Pilger, and journalist, Yvonne Roberts.[2] She is currently living in Berlin.[1]


Pilger has been an art critic for a British newspaper, The Independent since 2012. Her first novel, Eat My Heart Out was published by Serpent's Tail. The novel has been described as a post-feminist satire about modern romance.[3]

She is currently researching her PhD on romantic love and sadomasochism in the work of female artists at Goldsmiths, University of London.[4]

Awards and Nominations


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  2. "John Pilger: writer of wrongs". www.scotsman.com. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  3. "The enthusiasms of Zoe Pilger". Bookanista. 19 February 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  4. "Zoe Pilger". The Independent. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  5. 1 2 3 "Zoe Pilger wins a Somerset Maughan Award and a Betty Trask Award". serpentstail.com. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
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  7. Boureau, Ella (20 June 2016). "28th Annual Lambda Literary Award Finalists and Winners". Lambda Literary. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
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