Alison Moore

Writer of fiction, from novels to a story on a postcard

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Alison Moore's short fiction has been included in Best British Short Stories and​ Best British Horror anthologies, broadcast on BBC Radio and collected in The Pre-War House and Other Stories​. Her first novel, The Lighthouse, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Awards, winning the McKitterick Prize. Both The Lighthouse and her second novel, He Wants, were Observer Books of the Year. Her latest novel is ​Missing​, and her first book for children, Sunny and the Ghosts, will be published in November.

Born in Manchester in 1971, Alison lives in a village on the Leicestershire-Nottinghamshire border with her husband and son and is an honorary lecturer in the School of English at the University of Nottingham.

Praise for The Lighthouse

 a masterclass in slow-burn storytelling 

Boyd Tonkin, The Independent Read More