Alison Moore

Location
Wymeswold, Leicestershire
Genre
Literary Fiction

Writer Biography

Alison Moore is the author of The Lighthouse, published by Salt and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012. Her first short story was published in spring 2000 in Deborah Tyler-Bennett’s The Coffee House. Her stories have since appeared in various magazines in the UK and Canada, including The New Writer which awarded The Pre-War House first prize in the novella category of the Prose and Poetry Prizes 2009. Alisons stories have also been published as Nightjar Press chapbooks and in anthologies including The Best British Short Stories 2011 (Salt), Murmurations: An Anthology of Uncanny Stories About Birds (Two Ravens Press, 2011) and The Screaming Book of Horror (Screaming Dreams, 2012). She has been shortlisted for the Fish Prize, the Bridport Prize and the Manchester Fiction Prize amongst others. Her first collection of short stories was shortlisted for the Scott Prize. She is a member of Nottingham Writers Studio and has read her work at events including Word of Mouth and Word Soup.

Bibliography

Selected Publications

The Lighthouse (Salt Publishing, 2012, ISBN 1907773177)

Contributed To

The Best British Short Stories 2011 (Salt Publishing, 2011, ISBN 1907773126 or 978-1907773129)
Murmurations: An Anthology of Uncanny Stories About Birds (Two Ravens Press, 2011, ISBN 1906120595 or 978-1906120597)
The Screaming Book of Horror (Screaming Dreams, 2012, ISBN 978-1-906652-15-9)

Performances & Workshops

Readings given at events including Word of Mouth and Word Soup.

Prizes & Awards

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012 (The Lighthouse).
1st prize, The New Writer Prose and Poetry Prizes 2009, novella category (The Pre-War House).

Available for the following:

  • Lectures / Talks / Panels
  • Live Performances
  • My Work

    The Lighthouse
    Publisher: Salt Publishing

    Websites, blogs and links to work