A Short Affair

Edited by Simon Oldfield | Paperback Out 17.09.20

A Short Affair is published in paperback on 17th September 2020.


‘A dazzling anthology uniting the written word with the visual’  – Stephen Fry


This vibrant collection brings together twenty original short stories by giants of the form alongside exciting new voices, including two new stories by Russell Tovey and Sophie Ward.


Simon Oldfield, curator and editor, combines the best in contemporary short fiction with remarkable illustrations by Tracey Emin and other artists from the Royal Academy of Arts.


Writers: Russell Tovey, Elizabeth Day, Bethan Roberts, Nikesh Shukla, Claire Fuller, Ben Okri, Anne O’Brien, A. L. Kennedy, Anna Stewart, Craig Burnett, Douglas W. Milliken, Will Self, Jarred McGinnis, Barney Walsh, Rebecca F. John, Joanna Campbell, Emily Bullock, Cherise Saywell, Lionel Shriver and Sophie Ward.


Artists: Tracey Emin, Eddie Peake, Kay Harwood, Gabriella Boyd, Jonathan Trayte, Luey Graves, Marco Palmieri, John Robertson, Coco Crampton, Fani Parali, Murray O’Grady, Pio Abad, Declan Jenkins, Mary Ramsden, Carla Busuttil, Jessy Jetpacks, Nick Goss, Tim Ellis, Adam Shield and Humphrey Ocean.


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Also available in hardback with the original cover by Eddie Peake.

September 4, 2020