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Posts Tagged ‘Naomi Alderman’

Margaret Atwood Serializes a Novel on Wattpad

The Year of the Flood novelist Margaret Atwood and The Liars’ Gospel author Naomi Alderman have teamed up serialize a novel on Wattpad.

Atwood announced via Twitter that the fourth chapter of The Happy Zombie Sunrise Home has been released.

The Happy Zombie Sunrise Home stars 15-year-old Okie and her grandmother Clio; each chapter is told from the perspective of one of these two main characters. The Telegraph reported that the writing duo will write 13 installments for this zombie story.

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Waterstone’s Taps Its Literary Next Generation

If Granta‘s Best of Young American Novelists list wasn’t enough future fodder, then chew on the group of 25 youngish authors that Waterstone’s has assembled, which includes Naomi Alderman, Guatam Malkani, C.J. Sansom, Louise Welsh, Charlotte Mendelsohn, Jasper Fforde and many others.

Yesterday John Howells, the panel’s chairman, told the Guardian: “This is a list for the ordinary reader who goes into our shops, not for those who follow literary trends.” Some listed authors get free front-of-shop promotion today and all on the list can expect to have the formidable muscle of the Waterstone’s sales force behind them – an advantage not open to those on the Granta lists.