Alex Pheby was born in Essex and moved to Worcester in his early childhood. He currently lives in London, where he teaches at the University of Greenwich. His first novel, Grace, was published in 2009 by Two Ravens Press. His second novel, Playthings—about the life of the Daniel Paul Schreber—was published in 2015 in the UK by Galley Beggar Press. Widely acclaimed in media from the Guardian to the New York Times, and called “the best neuronovel ever written” in the Literary Review, Playthings was shortlisted for the 2016 £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize.
Thirsty: A Biblioasis Miscellany
- IN THE MEDIA: Events & Press!April 18, 2018 - 11:04 am
Spring 401 Tour Our Spring 401 Tour kicked off last night and we’re readying the Bibliomanse as Paige Cooper, Amanda Jernigan, Rachel Lebowitz, and Richard Sanger make their way west, spreading brilliance and shiny new books all across the land. You can catch this super squad tonight in Hamilton (Epic Books, 7 pm), Thursday in […]