Daisy Johnson
Fate, Language and Love

Daisy Johnson’s first short-story collection, Fen, won her many fans, but her debut novel, Everything Under, went one better and was shortlisted for last year’s Man Booker Prize. A breathtakingly inventive tale that draws on myths and legends, it introduces us to Gretel, suddenly drawn back to memories of the mother whom she hasn’t seen since she was a teenager, and with whom she shared a private language…

In conversation with Anna Leszkiewicz, Deputy Cultural Editor of the New Statesman.

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