|Birthname||Candice Elaine Carty|
|born on||21 July 1989 at 15:30 (= 3:30 PM )|
|Place||London, England, 51n30, 0w10|
|Timezone||BST h1e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||28°48' 06°08 Asc. 16°46'|
British writer, best known for her 2019 debut novel, Queenie, which was the subject of an auction between four publishers and was eventually acquired for a six-figure sum by Orion in 2017. At the British Book Awards in June 2020 Carty-Williams became the first black woman to win the "Book of the Year" accolade, for Queenie.
She has written for publications including The Guardian, i-D, Vogue, The Sunday Times, BEAT Magazine, and Black Ballad, and is a contributor to the anthology New Daughters of Africa (2019), edited by Margaret Busby.
Full name, year and place from England & Wales Civil Registration Birth Index. Sy Scholfield quotes Carty-Williams on Twitter: "People who wished me a happy birthday before most of my friends" (posted 21 July 2018) , "As a cancer with scorpio rising, I co-sign Queenie being on this list even though she’s a Leo" . A speculative birth time of 3:30 PM gives this combination.
- Traits : Body : Race (Black)
- Vocation : Business/Marketing : Product Marketing (Executive)
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novelist)
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Book of the Year)
- Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (BAME short story prize)