I reviewed Jo Lloyd's formidable first collection of short stories The Earth, Thy Great Exchequer, Ready Lies in the Guardian
Monday, 1 February 2021
Looking forward to talking about Jacob's Advice at Jewish Book Week on 2nd March 2021 at 12pm. The event will be chaired by the excellent Marina Benjamin, and we'll be discussing literary Paris, family, identity, plus the resurgence of the far right and antisemitism. Book an online ticket here
Thursday, 21 January 2021
Delighted that my essay on therapy and the therapeutic value of art is included in Trauma, an anthology of writing on art and mental health, published today by indie press Dodo Ink.
Contributions include essays by Marina Benjamin, Monique Roffey, Venetia Welby, Susannah Crossman, Thom Cuell, Sam Mills, James Miller, Catherine Taylor, Seraphina Madsen, Neil Griffiths, Rowena Macdonald, Naomi Frisby, Alex Pheby, and legendary filmmaker David Lynch. Order a copy here
Friday, 8 January 2021
A pleasure to pick twelve favourite short stories for Jonathan Gibbs's first Personal Anthology of 2021, including recent work by Jamel Brinkley, Chris Power, Ben Halls, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Ayelet Tsabari, and Mia Alvar, plus classics by Kawabata, Wharton, Bellow, Maupassant & more. Subscribe to the Tiny Letter and read here