Maggie Gee

Maggie Gee has published 15 books, including The Ice People, My CleanerThe White Family, shortlisted for the International Impac and Orange (now Women’s) Prize, The Blue (stories), Virginia Woolf in Manhattan and most recently Blood (2019) which was on the Sunday Times’s ‘Best Literary Novels 2019’ list as well as their ‘Best Summer Reading 2019’ list,  a black comedy-thriller about angry pre-Brexit Britain. Hilary Mantel described Blood as ‘An astonishing book. Funny and fierce, written with style and dash, without fear.’  Maggie has been translated into 15 languages. She has been warning against climate change in her fiction since Where Are the Snows (1991). She is Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. The Red Children is forthcoming from Saqi in January 2022.

 

 

Anthologies featuring Maggie Gee

Protest: Stories of Resistance

The paperback edition of our bestselling anthology of British protest inspired short stories.

Litmus: Short Stories from Modern Science

This anthology draws out and distills science’s love of narrative from a wide range of scientific disciplines, weaving theory into very human stories, and delving into the humanity of theorists and experimenters as they stood on the brink of momentous discoveries.

Protest: Stories of Resistance

This book asks 20 authors and 20 historians to bring crucial moments of British protest to life.