Slipping: Stories, Essays, and Other Writing – Femalitica

  A great new review for my debut collection, Slipping: Stories, Essays, and Other Writing, which is out tomorrow in the USA. You can order on Amazon or via your friendly neighbourhood independent bookstore (USA) or ask your local bookstore to order it in for you. “I don’t normally read essays, but I found those in this collection fascinating, in […]

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The Sad Tales Of Dead Duck

Jade Klara did a series of illustrations for Dead Duck, the fictional children’s book in The Shining Girls.  The Cape Town illustrator has an upcoming exhibition, The Witching Hour, at Salon 91 in Cape Town 16 Oct – 9 Nov, so it seemed like the perfect time to re-post these! Dead Duck is a picture book about a morbidly curious […]

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Tales From The Trenches

The road to success is paved with Indiana Jones death-traps. Rolling boulders of procrastination, swinging axes of bad reviews, poison blow darts of self-doubt and soul-crushing humble pies to the face.   I’m thrilled that The Shining Girls is doing so well and that I’m in the incredibly privileged position to have been able to […]

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From “underground” author to Underground author

Tube ads for The Shining Girls just went up in London! I can pretty much die happy now. Unfortunately I’m gonna miss seeing them “for real life” as my daughter would say, because although I’m flying off to Australia-USA-UK today for the Epic Book Tour of Doom (check out my full schedule here), they’ll be down […]

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More Shining Girls Reviews

There was some awesome coverage on The Shining Girls on the weekend, just in time for the UK release (It’s out now! You can buy it!)  and for the official launch at Forbidden Planet tonight. Here’s the interview I did with Leigh-Anne Williams on Expresso Show last week: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEOXS0m3l3g&feature=youtu.be Sarah Hughes at The Observer said: “It should […]

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