Mutants: Selected Essays is a collection of twenty-six essays by UEA alumnus Toby Litt and is published by Seagull Books this week. Toby graduated from the UEA MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 1995 and was included in the 2003 Granta list of Best of Young British Novelists. He is the author of nine novels and three collections of short stories and was last year nominated for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize. His most recent collection of short fiction was Life-Like, published by Seagull Books in 2014. He is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London.