Elizabeth Baines
'Baines has a unique voice' - John Baker
'A skilled fabulist - one with a gift to see the fabulous in the mundane' - Clare Dudman

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NEWS
Elizabeth's story, 'Kiss', which was longlisted for the 2018 Short Fiction Journal Prize,
is now published on The Mechanics Institute Review Online

Elizabeth was longlisted in the 2018 V S Pritchett Short Story Prize

RADIO: Two of Elizabeth's plays for Radio 4 can now be listened to online:
What Mummy and Daddy Do and Holiday Home.




What if you made a different choice or had another life?
'The stories in Used to Be are the work of a dazzling writer' - Nuala O'Connor, author of Miss Emily
'Baines reminds me of a scratch DJ, taking a conventional format and messing with it, expertly,
to give the audience a whole new experience.
' - Bookmuse
'One of the finest short story writers in the country' - Neil Campbell

Reviews of Used to Be

 


A novel

'I could not drag myself away from its eerie storytelling' - Lisa Glass

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FLYING WITH MAGPIES:
A VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR


AUDIO CLIP OF ELIZABETH READING EXTRACT

Salt interview with Elizabeth about the book



 


Stories

'Quite swept me off my feet'
- Dovegreyreader.

More on the STORY PAGE
with links to reviews, virtual book tour and audio clips of Elizabeth reading from stories

 



Elizabeth's first, groundbreaking novel,
reissued by Salt Publishing

'A disturbing and thought-provoking meditation on power, control and the uncertain language of logic' - Carys Bray

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ANOTHER EXTRACT HERE

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