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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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

 


TOO MANY MAGPIES

A novel.

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

FLYING WITH MAGPIES:
A VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR


AUDIO CLIP OF ELIZABETH READING EXTRACT



 


BALANCING ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

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

 


THE BIRTH MACHINE

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

MORE REVIEWS

VIDEO CLIPS OF ELIZABETH READING EXTRACTS HERE AND HERE

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