Author type: Fiction

Rebecca Ivory

Rebecca Ivory is a writer based in Dublin. Her short fiction has appeared in The Stinging Fly, Banshee, The Tangerine and Fallow Media. In 2020, she was awarded a Literature Bursary from the Arts Council of Ireland. She is currently working on her first collection of short stories.

Mona Arshi

Mona Arshi is a poet and writer. She previously worked as a Human Rights Lawyer. Her debut collection Small Hands (Pavilion Poetry, 2o15) won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2015. Her second collection Dear Big Gods was published in April 2019. Her poems and interviews have been published in The Times, Guardian, Granta and The Times of India as well as on the London Underground. During 2021 Mona was poet in… Read more »

Kanya D’Almeida

Kanya D’Almeida is a Sri Lankan writer. Her fiction has appeared in Granta, Jaggery and The Bangalore Review. She is the recipient of the 2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, and her flash fiction is anthologized in the forthcoming Best Small Fictions (2021). She received an MFA in fiction from Columbia University’s School of the Arts…. Read more »

Saraid de Silva

Saraid de Silva is a fiction writer and a journalist based in Auckland. Her work appears in A Clear Dawn: New Asian Voices from Aotearoa New Zealand (AUP, 2021). In 2021, Saraid won the inaugural Crystal Arts Trust Prize, the largest creative writing prize at any New Zealand University. She is working on her debut… Read more »

K Patrick

K Patrick is a writer based in Glasgow. In 2021 they were shortlisted for The White Review Poetry and Short Story Prize, and in 2020 were runner-up in the Ivan Juritz Prize and the Laura Kinsella Fellowship. Their debut novel, MRS S, will be published by Fourth Estate (UK) in summer 2023.

Clara Kumagai

Clara Kumagai is from Canada, Japan and Ireland. Her fiction and non-fiction for children and adults has been published in The Stinging Fly, The Irish Times, Banshee, Room, The Kyoto Journal and Cicada, among others. Her short story, ‘A Girl Named Indigo’, was translated and published in Japanese as a picture book with the title Indigo wo sagashite (Shogakukan, 2020). She was a… Read more »

Róisín Lanigan

Róisín Lanigan is a writer and journalist based in London. She has written for i-D, VICE, The Atlantic, New Statesman and is the News Editor at i-D. Her debut novel, Brotherhood, won the BPA First Novel Prize in 2020, and was long-listed for the 2019 Curtis Brown First Novel Prize.

Melody Razak

Melody Razak is a British Iranian fiction writer from London, with an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck. Before she started writing, she owned treacle&co, a cafe in Brighton and more recently worked in the kitchens of Honey and Co in London as a pastry chef. Melody’s debut novel, Moth, tells the heart-rending story of… Read more »

Tess Little

Tess Little is a writer and historian. She was born in Norwich, read history at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and is currently studying for the MA in Prose Fiction at the University of East Anglia. She was an Examination Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, where she completed a doctorate on 1970s feminist… Read more »

Richard House

Richard is a novelist whose fiction has appeared in Whitewalls, BOMB, Men on Men 4, Discontents and The Voice Literary Supplement. He is a member of the Chicago-based collaborative Ha-Ha. His first novel, Bruiser (Serpent’s Tail, 1997), was shortlisted for the Ferro-Grumley Gay Fiction Award in the USA. This was followed by Uninvited (2001), and The… Read more »