Interviews & Blogs

Deborah Jenkins is the author of Braver, an uplifting story about community and kindness, publishing on 30 June 2022. Struggling with OCD and anxiety, Hazel isolates herself from others and sticks to rigid routines in order to cope with everyday life. But when she forms an unlikely friendship with Virginia, a church minister, she begins t

Fiona Vigo Marshall is the author of The House of Marvellous Books, a laugh-out-loud ode to the publishing industry, publishing on 19 May 2022. Tucked away in a near-derelict library in the centre of London, The House of Marvellous Books is a publishing house on the brink of financial disaster. A young junior editor charts the descent of

Clare O'Dea is the author of Voting Day, a new addition to the Fairlight Moderns publishing on 1 April 2022. Voting Day explores the day in 1959 when Swiss men denied women the vote through the eyes of four very different Swiss women, as their paths intersect on a day that will leave its mark on all their lives. Read this interview with

Polis Loizou is the author of A Good Year, a new addition to the Fairlight Moderns publishing on 1 April 2022. Inspired by Cypriot folklore, A Good Year is a dark and tense folk-horror focused on love, loss, superstition and forbidden desire. Read this interview with Polis Loizou to find out more, and to see an exclusive sneak peek of A G

Ami Rao is the author of Almost, a Fairlight Books novel publishing on 1 March 2022. Inspired by the essays of Roland Barthes, Almost is a deeply moving short novel exploring grief, one of the most complex of human emotions. Read this interview with Ami Rao to find out more. If you could describe Almost in one word what would it be?

The Piano Room by Clio Velentza is publishing in paperback on 01 March 2022! To celebrate, we’re giving you an first look into Clio's dark and intriguing Gothic novel, retelling the myth of Faust in 1970s and 1990s Hungary. Keep reading for a sneak peek of her upcoming novel…   *   There was nothing before the snow.

It's publication month for Almost by Ami Rao, publishing 01 March 2022! To celebrate, we're giving you an exclusive first look into Ami's beautifully written short novel focused on family and grief, inspired by the essays of Roland Barthes. Keep reading for a sneak peak of her upcoming novel...   *   The wing of the dea

We are excited to share with you the titles for 2022 we’ve announced in previous weeks, including four new novels, two Fairlight Moderns and a new non-fiction title. This March, Ami Rao is returning with her new short novel Almost. Inspired by the essays of Roland Barthes, Ami explores grief and mental health after a father loses hi