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 published in Best British Short Stories anthologies and broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra and is collected in The Pre-War House and Other Stories, whose title story won a New Writer novella prize in 2009. 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 August.

Praise for The Lighthouse

 a masterclass in slow-burn storytelling 

Boyd Tonkin, The Independent Read More