To celebrate twenty years of the Caine Prize, Africa’s premier literary competition, an anthology of short stories featuring all twenty winners so far has been published by New Internationalist. It contains my story ‘Poison’, as well as work by upcoming and leading African writers Leila Aboulela, Helon Habila, Binyavanga Wainana, Yvonne Owuor, Brian Chikwava, Mary Watson, Monica […]

My new collection of short stories, Animalia Paradoxa, is out now from Norwich-based Boiler House Press, as part of their exciting first fiction offering: great new books from Ben Borek, Ruby Cowling and Jonathan Gibbs complete the beautifully designed set. Buy them now direct from Boiler House ( international shipping available). The stories have never […]

My story “The Second Law” is now *free* to read on the Galley Beggar Press website. Yet again I demonstrate my precog powers, as this story clearly predicts the fidget spinner. I should get paid more for this stuff. More stories from last year’s Galley Beggar Prize longlist are all online on the excellent site, as […]

The Greenwich Book Festival programme is out and tickets are available for sale. I’ll be taking part in the Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize event on the evening of 27 May: Readings from the longlisted, shortlisted and winning authors of the 2016/17 award, as well as a panel event hosted by the Guardian Books journalist Chris Power. […]

I’m delighted to announce that my collection of short stories, Homing, is now published in Turkish by Yüz Kitap as HEP EVE – I just adore the fresh and witty cover they’ve made for it. Güney Afrika’nın en önemli seslerinden Henrietta-Rose Innes bu incelikli ve tam kararında yazılmış öykülerde bizlere bir dizi sıradan hayata sıra dışı bir bakış atma imkânı sunuyor … Cape Town’da […]