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Garth Cartwright

New Zealand born, South London based, wanderer by inclination, Garth Cartwright is best known for his 2005 book Princes Amongst Men 9781842424831 (Serpents Tail). He left school at 16, tried his hand at professional skateboarding, singing in punk bands, promoting concerts and even had a brief sojourn as a boxer, before turning to writing full time. In 1995 he won the Guardian Music Writing Award. He has written for the Guardian, Telegraph, Independent On Sunday, The Times, Time Out, Uncut, Folk...See more