Book of a Lifetime
The book that haunts me
The writer reflects on a novel about death that she has returned to again and again.
9 minute read
Alice Jolly published a memoir in 2015 called ‘Dead Babies and Seaside Towns’ which won the Pen/Ackerley Prize. One of her short stories won the 2014 V. S. Pritchett Memorial Prize, awarded by The Royal Society of Literature. She has also published two novels with Simon and Schuster and four of her plays have been produced by the professional company of the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham. She teaches creative writing on the Masters at Oxford University and will be publishing her fourth novel ‘Mary Ann Sate, Imbecile’ with Unbound in June 2018.