Interviews & Blogs

Clio Velentza is the author of The Piano Room, a Fairlight Books novel publishing on 30th September 2021. A mysterious and captivating Faustian tale about a man who makes a deal with the devil with unexpected consequences. Read this interview with Clio Velentza to find out what inspired this novel.   How did you start writing?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Debbi Voisey is the author of Only About Love a Fairlight Moderns novella publishing on 5th August 2021. This novella tells the story of Frank through snapshots in time as he navigates courtship, marriage, fatherhood and illness. Read this interview to find out what inspired this novella.   Ho

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Loree Westron is the author of Missing Words a Fairlight Moderns novella publishing on 5th August 2021. This novella is a heart-warming journey about self-discovery, the power of family ties, and the strength needed to face whatever life throws your way. Read this interview to find out what inspired this

Douglas Bruton is the author of Blue Postcards, a Fairlight Moderns novella publishing on 8 July 2021. Set in Paris, this atmospheric tale delicately intertwines three connected narratives and timelines, interspersed with observations of the colour blue. It is a meditation on truth and lies, memory and time and thought. It is a leap of t

JT Torres is the author of Taking Flight, a Fairlight Moderns novella publishing on 8 July 2021. This novella is a beautifully told drama of the bond between grandson and grandmother which delicately explores the complexities of family bonds. Read this interview to find out what inspired this novella. How did you start writing and wha

Richard Smyth's debut novel, The Woodcock, is published by Fairlight Books on 1 July 2021. This historical novel is set on the fictional coastal town of Gravely in the north east of England. Jon Lowell, a naturalist who writes articles on the flora and fauna of the shoreline, and his wife Harriet lead a simple life, enjoying a fragile pea

Gill Darling's debut novel, Erringby is published by Fairlight Books on 17 June 2021. With echoes of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, Erringby is a captivating coming-of-age novel following Kit against the changing cultural landscape of the seventies, eighties and nineties. Read this interview with Gill Darling to find out what inspi

Fairlight Books will be adding new titles to the Fairlight Moderns series in summer 2021. In July, two new Moderns will be released: Blue Postcards by Douglas Bruton and Taking Flight by JT Torres. In August, two more will be published: Only About Love by Debbi Voisey and Missing Words by Loree Westron. Blue Postcards is set in Paris,