Monday, 11 September 2017

Here's my take on Fiona Mozley's Man Booker Prize-nominated debut, Elmet, in the Literary Review

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Delighted that Home, the short film I co-wrote with director Meena Ayittey, is getting its first screening on Thursday 31st August 2017 at the Hackney Picture House. Do come along.



The trailer for Home can be seen here



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