Midland

James Flint

A tale of two families torn apart by hidden debts of love...

100% funded

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Dazzling The Gods

Tom Vowler

A brother returns from exile to stir up the past. A widower observes his daughter blossoming amid the carnage of war. A short story collection

102% funded

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The Wall In The Head

Christopher Beanland

A black comedy about love, loss, the death of dreams, failure, bad TV, bad jokes, brutalist buildings. And Birmingham.

13% funded

Mister Woodreeve's Reflection

Robert Bluck

Can the secrets be unravelled if they share the impossible things they have seen?

101% funded

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The Glorious Dead

Tim Atkinson

A story of love, war and betrayal among the ruins of Ypres - a WW1 tale with a twist

103% funded

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Economy

Nirpal Dhaliwal

Sex, death and a transvestite Muslim punk band – can Sukhi find a life-life balance?

7% funded

The Optimist

Sophie Kipner

A delusional girl’s very misguided search for love

111% funded

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Between the Regions of Kindness

Alice Jolly

A novel about the costs of peace – and whether family or conscience should come first

102% funded

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Love Bites

Elena Kaufman

Foreigners, drifters, and eccentrics reach out to strangers in their desire to be witnessed, to be connected, and to find safety in a sea of anonymity

102% funded

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Under The Table

David Hargreaves

The young Dominic de Silva tries to forge his own path through the lost world of the 1960s and 1970s

117% funded

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The Broken Mirror

Jonathan Coe and Chiara Coccorese

A fable for all ages about a mirror which reflects an alternative world

104% funded

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All The Perverse Angels

Sarah K. Marr

Spanning Victorian Oxford to the London of the 1980s, “All the Perverse Angels” is a novel about the nature of loss and the confusion of love, about the stories we are told and the stories we tell ourselves

113% funded

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The Speed of Life

Richard Jobson

Two time travelling Aliens arrive on Earth searching for David Bowie

125% funded

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A Blindefellows Chronicle

Auriel Roe

A composite comic novel; thirteen interconnected stories that take place over forty years. Its setting is Blindefellows, a second rate public school in the West Country

102% funded

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Monsters

Raphaela Weissman

A relentless portrait of a family on the brink of chaos, as they struggle to care for each other under the weight of fear.

100% funded

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Reset

Rowanne Westhenry

Change the narrative – for better or worse

30% funded

The Shepherd's Hut: Poems

Jonathan Bate

From one of the world’s leading experts on poetry, a collection of poems

289% funded

Published

The Secret Commonwealth

Jane Stevenson

History and folklore collide when a 17th century alchemist discovers there are supernatural forces at work as England slides inexorably towards Civil War

16% funded

Twice The Speed Of Dark

Lulu Allison

What does it mean to care about the deaths of distant strangers? What does it take to bear the loss of a child?

104% funded

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A Thing of the Moment

Bruno Noble

"The I is a thing of the moment, and yet our lives are ruled by it. We cannot rid ourselves of this inexistent thing." (John Gray, Straw Dogs, 2002) A novel on the nature of the self

107% funded

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Green Gold: The lost journals of John Jeffrey

Gabriel Hemery

160 years after the disappearance of a promising young explorer, the discovery of his missing journals finally reveals the truth behind an extraordinary adventure

60% funded

Cull

Tanvir Bush

A fabulous, funny, sharp, outrageous satire about the deadly dark side of discrimination

102% funded

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My Mr Keats

Eleanor Pilcher

A historical coming-of-age story about a young girl who befriends a dying boy kept in the attic of his family’s home

17% funded

South of Hannah

David Norman

A Texas musician uncovers the secrets of a mysterious composer. A literary novel about heartache, jealousy, and jazz

139% funded

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The Outer Circle

Ian Ridley

Set in the week following the London Olympics, this novel imagines an attack on London Central Mosque and follows five people caught up in its aftermath

100% funded

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The Cartography of Others

Catherine McNamara

The Cartography of Others is a collection of short stories that explores the geography of the body and the migration of the heart

103% funded

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Johnny Ruin

Dan Dalton

A literary novel about a man on a road trip through his own mind with Jon Bon Jovi

106% funded

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Grafity's Wall

Ram V

A coming-of-age Graphic Novel about expression, rebellion, ambition and acceptance painted against the backdrop of Mumbai's ever changing and evolving street-culture

102% funded

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Bulldog

Claudio Corbisiero

Owen Treadwell has a bad habit of focusing on his past. Soon it will be time for him to finally focus on his future

105% funded

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In Truth, Madness

Imran Khan

In Truth, Madness is the fictional story of a correspondent driven to despair by the Middle East and South Asia. A reporter strives to find the truth. The more truth they find, the more maddening the world becomes

104% funded

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