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So I appreciate the intense irony of this, but I wrote an essay about social-media anxiety for Radio 3 and it was made pick of the week on Radio 4, and you can listen to me reading it here if you so desire…

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07gnc3s

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BIG news: supreme Manc ginge Holliday Grainger (Great Expectations, Cinderella, The Borgias) will play Laura in Animals the movie – directed by the extraordinary and fearless Sophie Hyde (52 Tuesdays).

More details over on Screen Internationalhttp://www.screendaily.com/festivals/cannes/holliday-grainger-52-tuesdays-director-team-on-animals/5103976.article

Here’s me, Sophie (middle) and Sarah Brocklehurst – the producer who’s made it all happen – in Manchester location-scouting back in March.

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Massive shout-out also to Celine Haddad and everyone at Creative England who has helped with the project’s development. You all rock hard.

More soon!

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I’ll be speaking at the Women of the World Festival at the Southbank Centre in London next Sunday 13th March – starts 6.30pm – be ace to see you there…

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Mighty chuffed that Animals is the Emily Books book of the month for February!

https://www.emilybooks.com/books/animals/

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The French edition of Animals was published this week by the brilliant Fleuve Editions. My favourite cover, I think. The amorous deer are the work of the Belgian artist Wim Delvoye. It’s first time he’s allowed his art to be used for a book cover and I feel very honoured.

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Animals was reviewed in the New Yorker!

 

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My short story ‘Field Studies in Digital Love’ was published in the Winter Fiction issue over on Lenny Letter. It’s dedicated to all the drunk-texters out there. Happy holidays. X

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ILLUSTRATION BY KATTY HUERTAS

 

 

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