Aliya Whiteley writes novels, short stories and non-fiction and has been published in The Guardian, Interzone, Black Static, Strange Horizons, and anthologies such as Fox Spirit's European Monsters. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize twice, and won the Drabblecast People's Choice Award in 2007. Her writing is often violent, tender, terrifying and funny. It has garnered much critical praise and provoked discussion.
Whiteley's novel, steeped in mythology, is a lyrical journey that's ultimately about learning to let go of the past - Kirkus Reviews one heck of a page turner - Fangirl Nation