“The first novel from Kent-based American author, Peggy Riley, Amity and Sorrow is a mesmerising exploration of the tension between the familiar and the unknown, of extremes of faith and the lengths to which people can be caught up in the fantasies of others.”
via The Red Dirt Road as a dark Wizard of Oz: Amity and Sorrow by Peggy Riley – Pandora’s Looking-Glass
Peggy Riley’s poetic short story “Pearl” was included in Willesden Herald: New Short Stories 4.
Impressive debuts by Alexia Arthurs and Nafissa Thompson-Spires bring grit and wit to issues around racial identity
Two new short story collections reviewed by Anthony Cummins
via How to Love a Jamaican and Heads of the Colored People – reviews | Books | The Guardian