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.
Greenacre Writers January 6 2017
Illuminating review of Speak Gigantular.
British Council feature January 16 2017
Author Bernardine Evaristo gives Speak Gigantular a fantastic shout out in her seminar interview.
The Bookseller February 6 2017
Indies strong on first Jhalak Prize shortlist.
The Guardian February 6, 2017
Speak Gigantular shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize alongside Gary Younge and David Olusoga.
Huffington Post 12 August 2016
Feature on the magic of the short form.
3:AM Magazine interview
I was interviewed by author and publisher Kit Caless for 3:AM Magazine.
Dangerous Women Feature 1 November 2016
I wrote a piece for the Dangerous Women project.
Mslexia Magazine Feature Dec/Jan/Feb 2016-2017
Speak Gigantular receives a great review in the December-February issue of Mslexia Magazine.
Buzzfeed Jhalak Prize Feature 5 January 2017
Buzzfeed piece on the longlisted authors for the Jhalak Prize.
Literature Works Review 6 February 2017
Speak Gigantular gets a brilliant review on the Literature Works site.
Book Riot What We're Reading 2 February 2017
Fantastic mention of Speak Gigantular in this tidbits piece.
Precious Online 10 February 2017
A book that changed my life feature.
Book Witty Piece 12 February 2017
The fabulous Marcia Lynx Qualey writes a wonderful piece on Speak Gigantular.
Wasafiri interview 2 March 2017
Quick fire round with Wasafiri. Enjoyed this.
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.
Book Muse 8 March 2017
A brilliant review of Speak Gigantular by Catriona Troth
New Orleans Review 9 March 2017
Tomoe Hill gives Speak Gigantular a superb review. Just delighted!
The Contemporary Small Press 24 March 2017
Thorough review of Speak Gigantular.
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.
For Book's Sake 31 March 2017
My short story Following from Speak Gigantular is the weekend read on For Book's Sake.
Musa Okwonga Bookanista 7 April 2017
That marvelous renaissance man, writer and poet Musa Okwonga gives Speak Gigantular a fantastic review, chuffed to bits.
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.
Financial Times 13 April 2017
Baileys Prize shortlisted author, the lovely Ayobami Adebayo mentions Speak Gigantular in her Q&A with the FT.
Daily Trust Feature 16 April 2017
Abubakar Ibrahim, winner of the Nigerian Prize for Fiction interviews me for the Daily Trust.
Minor Literature Q&A 26 April 2017
A Q&A with the excellent Minor Literature.
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!
Circus Berlin Interview 03 July 2017
As a judge for The Reader Berlin Writing Prize, I was interviewed by the Circus Hotel.
TSS Interview 05 July 2017
I was interviewed by the ace Katy Wimhurst for the TSS. Enjoyed this!
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.
Malika Booker The Metro August 2017
Poet extraordinaire Malika Booker gives Speak Gigantular a wonderful shout out in the Metro newspaper.