‘A dazzling anthology uniting the written word with the visual’ STEPHEN FRYINCLUDES NEW STORIES BY RUSSELL TOVEY AND BOOKER PRIZE NOMINEE SOPHIE WARD, AND ARTWORK BY TRACEY EMIN, EXCLUSIVE TO THIS EDITION
This vibrant collection brings together twenty original short stories by giants of the form alongside exciting new voices, including two new stories by Russell Tovey and Sophie Ward.
Simon Oldfield, curator and editor, combines the best in contemporary short fiction with remarkable illustrations by Tracey Emin and other artists from the Royal Academy of Arts. Illuminating, beautiful, haunting and always interesting, A Short Affair brings you the very best in short story writing
Russell Tovey, Elizabeth Day, Bethan Roberts, Nikesh Shukla, Claire Fuller, Ben Okri, Anne O'Brien, A. L. Kennedy, Anna Stewart, Craig Burnett, Douglas W. Milliken, Will Self, Jarred McGinnis, Barney Walsh, Rebecca F. John, Joanna Campbell, Emily Bullock, Cherise Saywell, Lionel Shriver and Sophie WardArtists include:
Tracey Emin, Kay Harwood, Gabriella Boyd, Jonathan Trayte, Luey Graves, Marco Palmieri, John Robertson, Coco Crampton, Fani Parali, Murray O'Grady, Pio Abad, Eddie Peake, Declan Jenkins, Mary Ramsden, Carla Busuttil, Jessy Jetpacks, Nick Goss, Tim Ellis, Adam Shield and Humphrey Ocean
'Pin Drop is a wonderful and rare conception. It provides us with a special opportunity to celebrate the short story on its own unique terms. The perfect antidote to the soundbite culture' WILLIAM BOYD