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 AND NEW AND FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS:


Elizabeth's story 'Looking for the Castle'
was the runner up (second prize) in this year's Short Fiction Journal Prize


'Tides, Or How Stories Do or Don't Get Told'
in Best British Short Stories 2014, ed Nicholas Royle (Salt),
'I bloody love this. Part life story, part love story, part memoir, part exploration of the nature of stories. Brilliant. Brilliant.' - Dan Powell, author of Looking Out Of Broken Windows (Salt)


Just out:
'A Matter of Light'
in The Wish Dog, a book of ghost stories
ed Penny Thomas and Stephanie Tillotson (Honno),



'Clarrie and You'
in Unthology 5, ed Ashley Stokes and Robin Jones,
(Unthank Books)
'Baines' deft touch and acutely observed detail of family relationships make it a story with layers waiting to be undone ... The story offers new subtleties with every read.' - Sarah Schofield, The Short Review.'



More work by Elizabeth will appear in Unthology 7 (Unthank),
to be published Summer 2015



TOO MANY MAGPIES

A novella.

'Moving and compelling' - Sarah Salway
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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 short novel, reissued by Salt Publishing

'A gripping story, a pithy book' - Katy Campbell

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VIDEO CLIPS OF ELIZABETH READING EXTRACTS HERE AND HERE

 

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