Big congratulations to Stephanie Carty whose short story collection, The Peculiarities of Yearning , has just been published by Reflex Press.
Reflex describe the collection as being “pulled together by a thread of exploration of what it means to yearn: to long for, suppress, and ultimately allow what matters to emerge and be acted on – thus reflecting the journey of psychotherapy.”
Writer Angela Readman says the collection “is a tightrope of psychology and its impact on the body. In sharp prose, girls live in a world without red, natural laws transform, the dead are preserved, DNA disobeys, babies are kept in stasis. Dark, astute and always surprising, this is utterly fascinating writing. Yearning has never been so good.”
It’s great to see Stephanie’s writing reaching many more readers and we hope the collection does really well.
Stephanie Carty was shortlisted for the 2017 Bristol Short Story Prize with her story, Born from Red which is published in our Volume 10 anthology. It is available from Tangent Books: https://www.tangentbooks.co.uk/shop/bristol-short-story-prize-volume-10