Author Carys Bray book signing at Broadhursts Southport Flower Show 2013

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Author Carys Bray book signing at Broadhursts Southport Flower Show 2013

Carys Bray will be at Broadhursts Book Sellers Southport Flower Show on Saturday 17th of August signing copies of her books.

Time:To be arranged – signing copies of her books

For more information please call Broadhursts on 01704 532064 Broadhursts, Market Street, Southport.   Telephone: 01704 532064 fax: 01704 542009 Email Broadhursts: [email protected] Business Website Address:   Carys Bray completed an MA in Creative Writing in 2010. Her fiction has appeared in a variety of magazines and literary journals and she won Salt Publishing’s International Scott Prize for short stories in 2012. She lives in Southport with her husband and four children and she teaches at Edge Hill University. She is working on her first novel and a PhD.

‘Carys Bray lays to rest the myth that fiction which examines the domestic sphere is familiar and unchallenging. She explores parenthood, loss, childhood and belonging with razor-sharp prose, a killer eye for the stop-in-your-tracks detail and a real understanding of the hidden cruelties and unexpectedly sharp comforts of family life.’ Jenn Ashworth

‘I think the ability to cross gender is the mark of a real writer. The author knew her stuff – the mounting parental anxiety was keenly observed and conveyed, very authentically, the appalling and perpetual torment of irrational fear.’ Salley Vickers

‘Suburbia in all its tarnished glory – Carys Bray teases at the cracks, and pulls at all the loose threads dangling, in short stories that are funny and sad and achingly true.’ Robert Shearman


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