Sunday, 30 July 2017

I wrote about discovering Kawabata for the first time via a student of mine. One of those writers you don't know how you ever lived without... Here's my piece for Essay Saturday in Litro

 

Thursday, 13 July 2017

I review two nightmarish dystopian novels, both from Serpent's Tail. Krasznahorkai's classic 1989 The Melancholy of Resistance, and Heinz Helle's recent second book, Euphoria. Read my piece for Review 31 here

Friday, 23 June 2017

A year on from the EU Referendum comes Anthony Cartwright's incisive Brexit novella, The Cut. My review for the Guardian here




Tuesday, 13 June 2017

The Nothing is Hanif Kureishi's best fiction for years. Here's my review for 3:AM Magazine

Monday, 5 June 2017

Here's my piece on Joyce Carol Oates' brilliant & capacious new novel, A Book of American Martyrs, for Literary Review



Wednesday, 24 May 2017

The beautifully produced Tangerine magazine have run a story of mine in their second issue. Read 'En Plein Air' here

Friday, 19 May 2017

Delighted to be longlisted for the Pin Drop RA Short Story Award 2017.  Read the full list here