Author Category: Long Fiction Author

Sarah Jane Butler is the author of Starling, publishing 29 September 2022. Sarah grew up on the edge of Southborough Common in Kent. She studied languages at university and spent time living in France and Spain. Her short stories (some published under the name SJ Butler) have appeared in literar

Joanna Campbell is the author of Instructions for the Working Day, publishing on 31 August, 2022. Joanna lives in Gloucestershire. She studied German at university and as a student spent a year living in West Germany. Joanna has worked as a teacher of both German and English, and now writes full-

Deborah Jenkins is the author of Winter Lights, a short story collection publishing in November 2023. Deborah is a freelance writer and primary teacher who has worked in schools in the UK and abroad. Her novel Braver, published with Fairlight Books in June 2022, was shortlisted for the Writers’

Ed Dallimore is the author of The Vineyards of Britain, to be published by Fairlight Books in June 2022. Ed has worked in the wine industry for over twelve years. He has spent the majority of his career championing small-scale and independent winemakers. He lived in Sydney for eight years, repre

Polis Loizou is the author of A Good Year, a Fairlight Moderns novella publishing on 01 April 2022. Polis is a novelist, playwright, filmmaker and performance storyteller. Born and raised in Cyprus, he moved to the UK in 2001. His debut novel Disbanded Kingdom was published by Cloud Lodge Books

Clare O'Dea is the author of Voting Day, a Fairlight Moderns novella publishing on 01 April, 2022. Originally from Dublin, Clare O’Dea has lived in Switzerland since 2003. After studying French and Russian at Trinity College Dublin, she had a varied media career in Ireland, with a freelance st

Dennis Hamley is the author of The Second Person From Porlock, a novel that was published on the 4th November 2021. Dennis grew up in Kent and Buckinghamshire. After completing his National Service in the RAF, he read English at Jesus College, Cambridge and then pursued postgraduate studies at Br

Loree Westron is the author of Missing Words, a Fairlight Moderns novella published on 5 August 2021. Loree lives in Portsmouth. She has previously worked at the local Royal Mail sorting office, an experience that influenced Missing Words. She has an MA in Creative Writing Chichester University