Annie Kirby

Annie Kirby is a storyteller, short story writer, novelist and writing tutor. Her stories have appeared in various anthologies, including Comma Press’s Bracket and Bio-Punk. Her Asham Award winning short story 'The Wing' was published in Don’t Know A Good Thing (Bloomsbury) and adapted for audio download by Spoken Ink. Her stories have been selected for new writer showcases including Radio 4’s Writers to Watch and the Portsmouth 2012 Bookfest Anthology. She lives in Portsmouth and has recently completed her first novel.

Anthologies featuring Annie Kirby

Bracket: A New Generation in Fiction

Bracket brings together 20 promising, previously unpublished UK writers.


Short stories from an A-Life Future, inspired by the vway we interact with technology, the roles we adopt in an increasingly ‘intelligent’ environment, and how we interface with each other.

Thought X: Fictions and Hypotheticals

An anthology of specially-commissioned stories exploring thought experiments and their use in science to crack fundamental problems.


14 leading authors have here been challenged to write fresh fictional interpretations of what the uncanny might mean in the 21st century.