Malarkoi is the new 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. His first novel Grace was published by Two Ravens Press in 2009 and followed by his PhD novel Playthings in 2015. This was published by Galley Beggar and shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize. His third novel Lucia, also published by Galley Beggar, was the joint winner of the 2019 Republic of Consciousness Prize along with Murmur by Will Eaves. Mordew, the first novel in a projected trilogy that includes Malarkoi, was published in 2020 and longlisted for the 2021 Republic of Consciousness Prize.