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Audiobooks – readers either love them or hate them. On one side of the argument, for a lot of readers audiobooks provide an exciting way to experience stories. On the other side, many question if listening to the book is the same as actually reading it, even going so far as calling audiobook users cheaters. But with many countries repor

I truly believe that bookshops are perfect spots to get to know the place you are visiting. That's why, whenever I travel, among the plans to visit museums, I always add bookshops (no matter if I speak the local language or not). I love looking at the different ways bookshops promote books and reading - you can learn a lot about the book

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 published two short story collections - Over the Dam (Red Squirrel Press 2015) and The L

Based in the States, Sam Kalda is the illustrator for the Fairlight Moderns series. In 2017, Sam published his first book, Of Cats and Men: History's Great Cat-loving Artists, Writers, Thinkers and Statesmen, and received a gold medal in book illustration from the Society of Illustrators in New York. Throughout the years he has collabor

Sophie van Llewyn is an author of short stories, flash fiction and, most recently, a novella-in-flash, Bottled Goods. Sophie grew up in Tulcea, South-East Romania, close to the Danube delta. Sophie started writing when she was in fifth grade, and even won a third place at a country-level short story competition. She was also editor-in-

Karen B. Golightly is an Associate Professor of English and the author of a page-turning novella There Are Things I Know. Karen has chatted to us about the many things and people that have inspired her new book, and shared some helpful creative writing advice. How did you start writing and did you always want to be a writer? As a ki

Karen B. Golightly is the author of Fairlight Books’ novella There Are Things I Know (Fairlight Moderns series). Karen is an Associate Professor of English and is an advocate for autism. She has a PhD in English from the Southern Illinois University. Karen’s poems, stories, creative non-fiction pieces, photography and academ

Sophie van Llewyn is the brilliant author behind the magical realist novella, Bottled Goods. In this interview Sophie has shared with us the first time she considered becoming a writer, why she loves the novella-in-flash genre, and what inspired her to write Bottled Goods. How did you start writing? I was in Middle School, and our R