Anthony Ferner is the author of Inside the Bone Box, one of the novellas in our Fairlight Moderns series. In addition to his academic articles and monographs, this will be Anthony’s second novella. We have chatted to him about his writing career, t
Emma Timpany is the author of Fairlight Books' novella Travelling in the Dark.
Emma was born in Dunedin, New Zealand but moved to the UK in the 1990s, after receiving a BA degree in Anthropology from the University of Otago.
Emma has already
Our short story of the week is a loneliness story by Nanditha Ram.
Nanditha Ram is an India-born and raised, New Zealand-based writer of short fiction. She has a background in English Literature and Journalism. She also writes regularly on yoga an
Our story of the week is a musical story from the writer Emma Lee.
Emma has written since she was a little girl. Her first publication was in the school magazine at the age of five. Since then she’s had poems and short stories published in magaz
Two young men with expectations. One predicted to succeed, the other to fail…
Can’t wait for our upcoming releases? Tide yourself over with our latest short stories.
Tommy Lunger got off the school bus, ran up the driveway, and went inside his house. The sun was sinking down below the horizon in the late afternoon like it always did at this time in December. There was no snow yet, but soon the ground would be white, and Tommy would have to start Read more […]
On the inclement late winter day when Superintendent Cummings called him into his office and first informed him that he was going to be the short-term trainer for a bloke from the Gippsland area, Alex could not help but chuckle at the irony of this rapid escalation in his fortunes. He had only been a Read more […]
It’s always afterwards people tell you they were worried or they thought that something wasn’t quite right. They couldn’t put their finger on it but felt something might be wrong. Virtue-signallers, one and all. I know, that makes it sound as if I’m lacking gratitude. But I didn’t know anyone wanted to help. I guess Read more […]
Night in the country has an inkiness about it altogether unlike night in the city. I stood in the garden of our new home and let the darkness pour itself around me. The only light came from stars tossed like glitter across the arc of the sky and a thin curve of moon shining on Read more […]
Hi Sis Well that’s great news winging its way over here to scorching Sydney (God it’s hot!). Got yourself an audition, and with a proper orchestra too. Good job one of us terrible trio ended up with some talent. Only thing I’m good at is fouling up relationships, but won’t go there now, not with Read more […]
Nate Ealy lives in Pennsylvania and is a huge sports fan. When he’s not writing, he’s usually watching a ball game. His favourite teams are from the city of Pittsburgh. Nate started writing when he was about ten years old. His Mum sat down with him and they came up with a really short story. Read more […]
Owen Lindsay Boyd is a writer, personal carer, and traveller originally from Melbourne, Australia. His travels have taken him to around seventy countries all over the world. He has spent extended periods in several of them, often as a volunteer personal carer to marginalised people in intentional community settings. Home is wherever he lays his Read more […]
Sandra Arnold is an award-winning writer, originally from the UK, who lives in New Zealand. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from Central Queensland University, Australia and has published two novels and a book on parental bereavement. Her work appears in numerous international journals and anthologies including Flash: the International Short-Short Story Magazine, Blue Read more […]
Barbara Lovrić is the author of the forthcoming novel The Corn Road, published by Fairlight Books in September 2019. Barbara has been writing short stories and flash fiction for a number of years, which were published in various literary journals. In 2017 Barbara was shortlisted for the Over the Edge New Writer of the Year, and longlisted Read more […]
Fiona Vigo Marshall is the author of the forthcoming novel Find Me Falling, published by Fairlight Books on 21 March 2019. After graduating from Somerville College, Oxford, Fiona started her career at a local newspaper. She then continued pursuing journalism in Mexico, working for the daily English language newspaper for Mexico City, The News, part of the Novedades Read more […]