My debut novel Butterfly Fish which won a Betty Trask Award was featured in the Evening Standard, the Observer, the Guardian, Buzzfeed, the BBC. It was a selected novel for WHSmith travel stores around the UK.

 


The Guardian November 24, 2016

Author Bernardine Evaristo gives Speak Gigantular a great review.

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Greenacre Writers January 6 2017

Illuminating review of Speak Gigantular.

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British Council feature January 16 2017

Author Bernardine Evaristo gives Speak Gigantular a fantastic shout out in her seminar interview.

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The Bookseller February 6 2017

Indies strong on first Jhalak Prize shortlist.

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The Guardian February 6, 2017

Speak Gigantular shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize alongside Gary Younge and David Olusoga.

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Huffington Post 12 August 2016

Feature on the magic of the short form.

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3:AM Magazine interview

I was interviewed by author and publisher Kit Caless for 3:AM Magazine.

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Dangerous Women Feature 1 November 2016

I wrote a piece for the Dangerous Women project. 

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Mslexia Magazine Feature Dec/Jan/Feb 2016-2017 

Speak Gigantular receives a great review in the December-February issue of Mslexia Magazine.

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Buzzfeed Jhalak Prize Feature 5 January 2017

Buzzfeed piece on the longlisted authors for the Jhalak Prize.

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Literature Works Review 6 February 2017

Speak Gigantular gets a brilliant review on the Literature Works site.

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Book Riot What We're Reading 2 February 2017

Fantastic mention of Speak Gigantular in this tidbits piece.

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Precious Online 10 February 2017

A book that changed my life feature.

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Book Witty Piece 12 February 2017

The fabulous Marcia Lynx Qualey writes a wonderful piece on Speak Gigantular.

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Wasafiri interview 2 March 2017

Quick fire round with Wasafiri. Enjoyed this. 

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Travel The Universe With Short Story Collections by Women 9 March 2017

Marcia Lynx Qualey compiles an excellent list of short story collections by women including Speak Gigantular.

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Book Muse 8 March 2017

A brilliant review of Speak Gigantular by Catriona Troth

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New Orleans Review 9 March 2017

Tomoe Hill gives Speak Gigantular a superb review. Just delighted!

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The Contemporary Small Press 24 March 2017

Thorough review of Speak Gigantular.

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Elle Magazine 27 March 2017

Sharmaine Lovegrove, literary editor for Elle Magazine features Speak Gigantular in her list of exciting books by writers of colour.

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For Book's Sake 31 March 2017

My short story Following from Speak Gigantular is the weekend read on For Book's Sake. 

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Musa Okwonga Bookanista 7 April 2017

That marvelous renaissance man, writer and poet Musa Okwonga gives Speak Gigantular a fantastic review, chuffed to bits.

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Warren Adler Site 12 April 2017

Warren Adler, author of the best selling War of The Roses runs a feature called Writers of The World. I wrote a short piece on why I write for the site.

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Financial Times 13 April 2017

Baileys Prize shortlisted author, the lovely Ayobami Adebayo mentions Speak Gigantular in her Q&A with the FT.

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Daily Trust Feature 16 April 2017

Abubakar Ibrahim, winner of the Nigerian Prize for Fiction interviews me for the Daily Trust.

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Minor Literature Q&A 26 April 2017

A Q&A with the excellent Minor Literature.

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Ada Lovelace Feature with Anne Charnock 1 May 2017

I was featured in the next installment of the Ada Lovelace conversations with the brilliant author Anne Charnock. It's a fantastic series.It's a collaborative project between the Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction literature and Ada Lovelace Day. Profiling women writers of science fiction and beyond. Anne and I discuss labels, shorts stories v novel writing, creating a space for play and poetry among other things! Do check out the rest of the series too and keep an eye out for more conversations with Anne!

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Circus Berlin Interview 03 July 2017

As a judge for The Reader Berlin Writing Prize, I was interviewed by the Circus Hotel. 

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TSS Interview 05 July 2017

I was interviewed by the ace Katy Wimhurst for the TSS. Enjoyed this!

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Carol Morley Observer Holiday Reads 09 July 2017

Film director Carol Morley selects Speak Gigantular as a summer read for the Observer newspaper. I love Carol's work, she's such an interesting director. Delighted by her response to the collection.

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Malika Booker The Metro August 2017

Poet extraordinaire Malika Booker gives Speak Gigantular a wonderful shout out in the Metro newspaper.