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FICTION


The Wobbly Tooth (1984)

Indigo (1992)

The Lost Father (1987)

The Skating Party (1982)

In A Dark Wood (1977)

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COLLECTIONS OF SHORT STORIES

'Fly Away Home' to be published by Salt Publishing, Autumn 2015, more info here.Fly Away Home included in the longlist for Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2016, more information can be found here.

'The First Time' translated as 'A Primeria Vez' published in ' Chimaera Textos: Contar um Conto' , edited by : Ana Raquel Fernandes, Mario Semião, introduction by Patricia Odber de Baubeta, published by Ulices Ceaul (Lisbon 2015), pp 235-250. More info here.

The First Time' The Story: Love, Loss & The Lives of Women: 100 Great Short Stories edited by Victoria Hislop published by Head of Zeus (2013), pp 395-402.

Filigrana Italiana
, forthcoming in a collection to be published by the Fondation Barbier-Mueller pour l'étude la poésie de la Renaissance italienne, Geneva.

Feminine Mystiques: In thrall to glamour - the story behind 'Mink', broadcast on BBC Radio 4 2nd August 2013 at 3.45pm. The blog can be found here.

'Red Lightning: From the Lost Chronicle of Cenred, King of Mercia' for The Art Fund's campaign for the Staffordshire Hoard, 12th February 2010, more info here.

'See No Evil', Short Fiction issue 4, ed. Anthony Caleshu, more details can be found here.

'Ruby' for Making a Record 
(Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald ) 
2009-2013 by Melissa Dubbin & Aaron S. Davidson. The story can be downloaded here.

'From the Archives of the Marciana: Ms. Minuscule 1588', in Helen Douglas, A Venetian Brocade (Weproductions, Yarrow,2010)

'The Difference in the Dose', Bath Music Festival , published Royal College of Art, London, 2009, with illustrations by Zoe Taylor; Marvels & Tales Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies, Vol 24, no. 2 (2010), pp 317-328 with accompanying essay, 'After "Rapunzel", ibid, pp. 329-335.

'Birgitta's Cell', first broadcast Radio 4, in series I Want to Be Alone, published as La Cella di Birgitta, ed. and trans. Valentina Castagna (Palermo, 2010).

'They Make a Desert and Call It Peace' for From Fact to Fiction BBC Radio 4, 19th June 2010 more details can be found here.

'The Young Man in the Gondola of the Air Balloon: After Hoffman's Nutcracker Suite' for Harper Bazaar, Xmas 2010 .

'Forget My Fate', in Midsummer Nights, ed. Jeanette Winterson (stories after opera for Glyndebourne), Quercus, 2009.

'Mélusine', short story in Marie-Claude de Brunhoff, Théâtres Immobiles (Paris:Seuil, 2008), more details here.

'A Family Friend', short story broadcast in Alan Howard Reads on Radio 4 broadcast 18 Oct 2007, see text with introduction, International Literary Quarterly, No. 4, August 2008, more details can be found here.

'After the Fox', in Don't Know a Good Thing: The Asham Award Collection, ed. Kate Pullinger (Bloomsbury, 2006)

'At Night through a Gap' 11 January 2006 and 'A Rare Visit' 21 November 2006 (Written for Barbara Campbell http://1001.net.au/search/ ) the stories can be downloaded here and here.

Cadavre exquis (For Aura Satz) 7 August 2006

'Ladybird, Ladybird', published Harpers Bazaar, December 2005.

'Out of the Burning House', broadcast Radio 4, 2004.

'Cancellanda', Raritan XXIII, Number 2, Fall 2003; Wasafiri, 2004. (Reprinted in Italian as Cancellanda, trans. Marcella Romeo Lovison (Palermo: Quattrosoli, 2004); included with introduction in Myth and Violence in the Female Text: The New Cassandras , ed., Sanja Bahun-Radunović, V. G. Julie Rajan (Ashgate, 2010), see here.

Murderers I Have Known (2004)

Wonder Tales, ed. (1994, 2004)

‘Cancellanda (fiction)’, in Raritan, Fall 2003, Volume XXIV, Number 2. Pp. 24-42.

'Rapture', in Otherworlds: Nancy Spero and Kiki Smith, ed. Jon Bird (London: Reaktion Books, 2003)

'Worm Wrangling', Heat (Sydney, 2003)

'Leto's Fligh't in Ovid: Metamorphosed, ed. Philip Terry (1999)

Mermaids in the Basement (1993)

Short Stories:

'Filigrana Italiana', in: Ducimeti e re, Nicolas, and Michel Jeanneret, Moreno Berva, Viviane Lowe (eds.), La Renaissance Italienne à pleines dents (Paris: Somogy Èditions d’Art, 2016)

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SHORT STORIES

'Ruby', in: Dubbin, Melissa, and Aaron S. Davidson, Making a Record (Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald) (New York, NY: Marian Goodman Gallery, 2014)

'From the Archives of the Marciana: Ms. Minuscule 1588', in: Douglas, Helen, A Venetian Brocade (Yarrow: Weproductions, 2010)

'Cancellanda', in: Raritan XXIII, Number 2 (2003), pp. 24-42; also in: Wasafiri Vol. 19, No. 42 (2004) and in: Bahun-Radunović, Sanja, and V. G. Julie Rajan (eds.) Myth and Violence in the Female Text: The New Cassandras, (Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2010)

'Rapture', in: Bird, Jon (ed.), Otherworlds: Nancy Spero and Kiki Smith (London: Reaktion Books, 2003)

'Leto's Flight' in: Terry, Philip (ed.), Ovid: Metamorphosed, (London: Vintage, 2000)


Collected short stories


Murderers I have Known (London : Chatto 2002? and Vintage, 2003), containing:

- 'Natural Limits', (New Writing, No. 6 or 7, Vintage Books, the British Council, London)

- 'Daughters of the Game', printed in the Independent on Sunday

- 'The Armour of Santo Zenobio', first printed in exhibition catalogue for Lino Mannocci (London, Florence 1996) and Maculate Conceptions (Exeter)

- 'The Belled Girl sends a Tape to an Impresario', first printed in: Neri, Louise (ed.), Silence Please! Stories after the Work of Juan Muñoz (Dublin and Zurich, 1996) and Marvels and Tales, Vol 12, No. 1, 1998

- 'Lullaby for an Insomniac Princess' broadcast on Radio 4, 1999, published in: Mukundan, Monica (ed.), Mosaic (New Delhi: Penguin Books/The British Council, 1999)

- 'Stone Girl' for show at Jago Gallery, London

- 'Murderers I have Known' (Erewhon Vol. II, No. 2, 1995)

- 'No One Goes Hungry'


The Mermaids in the Basement (London: Chatto & Windus, 1993), containing:

- 'Be My Baby'

- Mary Takes the Better Part

- The Food of Angels

- Salvage

- The First Time

- Ariadne After Naxos

- Now You See Me

- The Legs of the Queen of Sheba

- In the Scheme of Things

- Full Fathom Five

- Heartland

'The First Time' republished in: Hislop, Victoria (ed.), The Story: Love, Loss & The Lives of Women: 100 Great Short Stories (London: Head of Zeus, 2013), pp 395-402.




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SHORT STORIES IN TRANSLATION

'La cella di Birgit', translated and edited by Valentina Castagna (Palermo : Quattrosoli, 2010),

'The First Time' translated as 'A Primeria Vez' in: Ana Raquel Fernandes, Mario Semião (eds.), Chimaera Textos: Contar um Conto (Lisbon: Ulices Ceaul, 2015), pp. 235-250

'Cancellanda', translated by Marcella Romeo Lovison (Palermo: Quattrosoli, 2004)

Limiti Naturali, trans. Valentina Castagna, ed. Laura di Michele (Liguori, 2016)

Edited Collection

Warner, Marina, and Sophie Herxheimer (eds.), Wonder Tales (London: Vintage, 2010)


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LIBRETTI


Libretto for the opera In the House of Crossed Desires by the composer John Woolrich. Published by Faber & Faber (1996).

The Legs of the Queen of Sheba (1991), a children's opera libretto written by MW, produced by English National Opera.

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STORIES FOR CHILDREN

The Wobbly Tooth (1984)
The Impossible Night (1982-83)
The Impossible Rocket (1982-83)
The Impossible Bath (1982-83)
The Impossible Day (1982-83)

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OTHER

'The Tortoiseshell Bag' published in AnOther Magazine, Issue 27, Winter 2014, guest edited by Sylvia Whitman, owner of Shakespeare and Company, Paris.

'The First Time' The Story: Love, Loss & The Lives of Women: 100 Great Short Stories edited by Victoria Hislop published by Head of Zeus (2013), pp 395-402.

Filigrana Italiana
, forthcoming in a collection to be published by the Fondation Barbier-Mueller pour l'étude la poésie de la Renaissance italienne, Geneva.

Feminine Mystiques: In thrall to glamour - the story behind 'Mink', broadcast on BBC Radio 4 2nd August 2013 at 3.45pm. The blog can be found here.


* 'Red Lightning: From the Lost Chronicle of Cenred, King of Mercia' for The Art Fund's campaign for the Staffordshire Hoard, 12th February 2010, more info here.

'See No Evil', Short Fiction issue 4, ed. Anthony Caleshu, more details can be found here.

'Ruby' for Making a Record 
(Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald ) 
2009-2013 by Melissa Dubbin & Aaron S. Davidson. The story can be downloaded here.

* 'From the Archives of the Marciana: Ms. Minuscule 1588', in Helen Douglas, A Venetian Brocade (Weproductions, Yarrow,2010)

'The Difference in the Dose', Bath Music Festival , published Royal College of Art, London, 2009, with illustrations by Zoe Taylor; Marvels & Tales Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies, Vol 24, no. 2 (2010), pp 317-328 with accompanying essay, 'After "Rapunzel", ibid, pp. 329-335.

'Birgitta's Cell', first broadcast Radio 4, in series I Want to Be Alone, published as La Cella di Birgitta, ed. and trans. Valentina Castagna (Palermo, 2010).

'They Make a Desert and Call It Peace' for From Fact to Fiction BBC Radio 4, 19th June 2010 more details can be found here.

'The Young Man in the Gondola of the Air Balloon: After Hoffman's Nutcracker Suite' for Harper Bazaar, Xmas 2010 .

'Forget My Fate', in Midsummer Nights, ed. Jeanette Winterson (stories after opera for Glyndebourne), Quercus, 2009.

'Mélusine', short story in Marie-Claude de Brunhoff, Théâtres Immobiles (Paris:Seuil, 2008), more details here.

'A Family Friend', short story broadcast in Alan Howard Reads on Radio 4 broadcast 18 Oct 2007, see text with introduction, International Literary Quarterly, No. 4, August 2008, more details can be found here.

'After the Fox', in Don't Know a Good Thing: The Asham Award Collection, ed. Kate Pullinger (Bloomsbury, 2006)

'At Night through a Gap' 11 January 2006 and 'A Rare Visit' 21 November 2006 (Written for Barbara Campbell http://1001.net.au/search/ ) the stories can be downloaded here and here.

Cadavre exquis (For Aura Satz) 7 August 2006

'Ladybird, Ladybird', published Harpers Bazaar, December 2005.

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS> FICTION> OTHER STORIES

‘Cristina’s Cell’, first broadcast Radio 4, in series I Want to Be Alone, appearing a La Cella di Birgitta, trans. Valentina Castagna, Palermo, 2010.

‘The Difference in the Dose’, Bath Music Festival, published Royal College of Art, London, 2009, with illustrations by Zoe Taylor.
Also published in Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies, Vol 24, No. 2 (2010), Pp. 317-328

‘Forget My Fate’, short story in Midsummer Nights, ed. Jeanette Winterson, Quercus, 2009

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