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Kirsty Logan



Kirsty Logan is a professional daydreamer. Her first book, The Rental Heart & Other Fairytales, is out now. Her second, The Gracekeepers, will be out in Spring 2015 in the UK, US and Canada.

Genres: Literary Fiction, General Fiction, Fantasy
 

Series contributed to
FPQ
   2. Complete Collection 2 (2014) (with Laure Baudot, Nancy Branch, Michael Bryson, Kayt Burgess, Andrew Forbes, Pauline Holdstock, Courtney McDermott and Jessica Westhead)
   6. FPQ 6 (2013) (with Pauline Holdstock, Courtney McDermott and Marielle Mondon)
   Complete Collection 1 (2011) (with Caroline Adderson, Cynthia Flood, Danny Goodman, Pauline Holdstock, Lee Kvern, Dave Margoshes, Don McLellan, Maria Meindl and Grace O'Connell)
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Hometown Tales (with Paul McQuade)
   Hometown Tales: Glasgow (2018)
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Non fiction
   The Unfamiliar (2023)
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Awards
Saltire Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2014) : The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales


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Beloved Poison (2016)
(Jem Flockhart, book 1)
E S Thomson
"ES Thompson's Jem Flockhart books are the best I've read in years. Jem is just my kind of heroine: scarred, smart, complex, and unapologetically queer."
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The Lost Queen (2018)
(Lost Queen, book 1)
Signe Pike
"Outlander meets Camelot – but with the focus firmly on the lives and loves of women. A sweeping, magical tale of a rarely-told part of Scotland's history."
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Oligarchy (2019)
Scarlett Thomas
"An intricate black jewel of a novel. Weeks later I'm still thinking about it."
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You Let Me In (2020)
Camilla Bruce
"A glorious, pitch-black fairytale of a book."
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Harrow Lake (2020)
Kat Ellis
"Scream meets The Babadook in small-town USA. This book made my retro-horror-loving heart sing."
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The Dangers of Smoking in Bed (2021)
Mariana Enríquez
"Rotting little ghosts, heartbeat fetishes, curses and witches and meat: Each of these stories is a luscious, bewitching nightmare. Each one builds up a steady, thrilling dread—until the final lines, when the true horror is revealed. I adore this book."
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Deep Wheel Orcadia (2021)
Harry Josephine Giles
"I can't remember the last time I was this beguiled, this engrossed and this inspired by a book. It's like nothing else I've ever read. It was a joy to feel so entranced by the possibilities and complexities of each and every word. Harry Josephine Giles is a true original and a vital voice - don't miss this."
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Parallel Hells (2022)
Leon Craig
"Trust me: you want to read this. It's the queer horror book of your dreams."
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Our Wives Under the Sea (2022)
Julia Armfield
"Reading this book is like diving into the deepest depths of the ocean and finding beautiful and disturbing wonders."
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The Seawomen (2022)
Chloe Timms
"An unsettling and lushly-written reimagining of witch trials, exploring fertility, control and how what we believe can save us - or destroy us. The Handmaid's Tale meets The Shape of Water."

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