Chrysalis is the debut novel by UEA alumna Anna Metcalfe and is published by Granta this week. Anna Metcalfe was recently included in the 2023 Granta Twenty Best Young British Novelists selection. She graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2012 and from the PhD in Creative and Critical Writing in 2016. In 2014 she was the youngest writer ever to be shortlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, and in 2016 her debut collection of short stories, Blind Water Pass, was published by John Murray. She teaches Creative Writing at the University of Birmingham.