Alison Moore

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

The Pre-War House and Other StoriesThe Pre-War House and Other StoriesThe Pre-War House and Other Stories

Alison Moore was born in Manchester in 1971. Her short fiction has been included in Best British Short Stories and Best British Horror anthologies and broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra. The title story of her debut collection The Pre-War House and Other Stories won a New Writer novella prize. Her first novel, The Lighthouse, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012 and the National Book Awards 2012 (New Writer of the Year), winning the McKitterick Prize 2013. Her second novel, He Wants, was published in 2014.

Praise for The Lighthouse

 deliciously unsettling... our sense of inevitable disaster becomes almost unbearable 

Jenn Ashworth, The Guardian Read More