Lucia by Alex Pheby
Lucia is the third novel by UEA alumnus Alex Pheby and is published by Galley Beggar Press this week. Alex graduated with a PhD in Creative & Critical Writing from UEA in 2010 and is currently the programme leader of Creative Writing at the University of Greenwich in London and co-founder and co-director of the annual Greenwich Book Festival. His first novel Grace was published by Two Ravens Press in 2009. Playthings was published by Galley Beggar Press in 2015 and was shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize, which is awarded annually to the best new work of fiction or non-fiction with a central theme that ‘engages with some aspect of medicine, health or illness’.