Feeling Nostalgic For The Shining Girls Novel With Slate

Laura Miller at Slate wrote a great article outlining some key differences between The Shining Girls adaptation and the book. Lovely to be reminded why we originally loved the book. I love how in-depth this article is, Miller challenges the adaptation a bit for shifting its focus on other bits which differ from the book. [...]
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Zoo City In The Gaurdian’s Top 10 Books About Cybercrime

Image by Eli @flyingletters So cool to see Zoo City included in this list in the Guardian of top ten cybercrime novels. Dan Malakin, author of The Box, calls Zoo City a "subversive banger of a novel by South African genre-smasher Lauren Beukes." Rad to see it included among more straight realist fare! "What better [...]
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CBR Talk Stunts In Shining Girls With Matt LeFevour

CBR's Sam Stone talks to stunt coordinator Matt LeFevour about choreographing fight scenes and creating the epic WWI scene on the set of The Shining Girls adaptation. "It was amazing to see what started with a script evolve into these massive action sequences. I had great rapport with all of our directors, so I would [...]
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Stephen King Calls The Adaptation A Novel For The Eyes And Mind

Not the first time I'm extremely honoured by this particular writer but yet again Stephen King is tweeting about Shining Girls. Super happy he enjoyed the adaptation! SHINING GIRLS (Apple+): This is exactly what streaming was made for. Scary and involving, well acted and sumptuously made, it's a novel for the eyes and the mind. [...]
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Celsius 232 Festival 2022

Had the best, most hilarious and wonderful time at #Celsius232 festival of fantasy, horror and SF in #Aviles, Spain and got to hang out with some of my favourite damn writers in the world. I spoke about career things and coming back to Celsius 232 after my previous visit in 2013. And I found a use for the [...]
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Paste Magazine Dissect Shining Girls

Natalie Zutter at Paste Magazine dissects the recent adaptation of The Shining Girls, looking more deeply at how the screen version differs from the book and why. Be warned - there are spoilers in this review via Paste Magazine! Lauren Beukes’ 2013 speculative murder mystery The Shining Girls has some pretty solid hooks: A serial killer, [...]
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