Aliya Whiteley

Aliya Whiteley was born in Devon in 1974, and currently lives in West Sussex, UK. She writes novels, short stories and non-fiction and has been published in places such as The Guardian, Interzone, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Black Static, Strange Horizons, and anthologies such as Unsung Stories’ 2084 and Lonely Planet’s Better than Fiction I and II. She has been shortlisted for an Arthur C. Clarke Award, Shirley Jackson Award, British Fantasy and British Science Fiction awards, the John W Campbell Award, and a James Tiptree Jr award. Her stories are unpredictable; they can be terrifying, tender, ferocious and deeply funny. She also regularly reviews film, books and television for Den of Geek.  She blogs at: aliyawhiteley.wordpress.com  and she tweets most days as @AliyaWhiteley.

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Books

  • From the Neck Up

    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:
    2 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 …