Tony Williams’s ‘Nutcase’ selected for Read Regional 2019

Read Regional: the 12 new books by northern writers you must read in 2019

We’re delighted to announce New Writing North’s list of 12 must-read titles by northern authors that have been selected for Read Regional 2019. The Read Regional campaign sees the 12 new titles stocked in libraries across the North, while the authors take part in 85 events around the region between March and June 2019. 

On New Writing North’s website, you’ll find reading guides and book group questions for each title, as well as introductions from each author. 

The full list of Read Regional 2019 titles is: 

CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULT

Laura Steven, The Exact Opposite of Okay (Egmont) 

Mark Illis, The Impossible: On the Run (Quercus Children’s Books)

FICTION

Amy Arnold, Slip of a Fish (And Other Stories)      

Jude Brown, His Dark Sun (Moth)   

Andrew Michael Hurley, Devil’s Day (John Murray)         

Catherine Isaac, You Me Everything (Simon & Schuster)

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Kintu (Oneworld)            

Robert Scragg, What Falls Between the Cracks (Allison & Busby)

Tony Williams, Nutcase (Salt)          

NATURE

Karen Lloyd, The Blackbird Diaries  (Saraband)

POETRY

Clare Shaw, Flood (Bloodaxe)         

John Challis, The Black Cab (Poetry Salzburg)