Aliya Whiteley

Aliya Whiteley’s is the author of The Beauty, The Loosening Skin, Skein Island, From the Neck Up, The Arrival of Missives and more. Her novels and novellas have been shortlisted for multiple awards including the Arthur C Clarke award, British Fantasy award, British Science Fiction award and a Shirley Jackson award. Her short fiction has appeared in Interzone, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Black Static, Strange Horizons, The Dark, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and The Guardian, as well as in anthologies such as Unsung Stories’ This Dreaming Isle and 2084 and Lonely Planet’s Better than Fiction. She also writes a regular non-fiction column for Interzone magazine.

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Books

  • From the Neck Up and Other Stories

    Binding:
    Paperback
    Released:
    14 September 2021

    The new collection of beautiful, strange and disarming short stories from the award-winning author of The Beauty, Clarke Award nominee …

  • The Loosening Skin

    Binding:
    Paperback
    Released:
    23 February 2021

    Shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, John W. Campbell Award, British Fantasy Awards and the Brave New Words Award. …

  • Skein Island

    Binding:
    Paperback
    Released:
    5 November 2019

    Skein Island, since 1945 a private refuge for women, lies in turbulent waters twelve miles off the coast of Devon. …

  • The Beauty

    Binding:
    Mass Market Paperback
    Released:
    24 September 2019

    Somewhere away from the cities and towns, in the Valley of the Rocks, a society of men and boys gather …

  • The Arrival of Missives

    Binding:
    Paperback
    Released:
    6 November 2018

    In the aftermath of the Great War, Shirley Fearn dreams of challenging the conventions of rural England, where life is …