Nightshift is the debut novel by UEA alumna Kiare Ladner and is published this week by Picador. Kiare grew up in South Africa and graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) at UEA in 2013 before completing a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Aberystwyth. Her short stories have been published […]
An extract from Kiare Ladner’s first novel, Nightshift, published by Picador on 18 February 2021 in the UK and by Custom House in Winter 2022 in the US. 1 At its peak my obsession with her was like a form of self-harm: a private source of pain and comfort. When I found the ring box […]
‘Rise Above It’, a new short story by UEA alumna Kiare Ladner, has been commissioned by BBC Radio 4 and will be broadcast on 21 and 27 April. Kiare (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2013, when she was the recipient of the David Higham bursary. Her short story ‘Van […]
Van Rensburg’s Card by UEA alumna Kiare Ladner has been shortlisted for this year’s BBC National Short Story Award, which is worth £15,000 to the winner. Kiare graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2013, when she was the recipient of the David Higham Associates scholarship. Her short fiction has appeared in Wasafiri, […]
An extract from a forthcoming novel.