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My Sister, the Serial Killer


When Korede’s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what’s expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and…

Sun 3 March, 2019

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Milkman


In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone…

Sun 3 March, 2019

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Lost Children Archive


A family in New York packs the car and sets out on a road trip. A mother, a father, a boy and a girl, they head south west,…

Sun 3 March, 2019

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Ghost Wall


Teenage Silvie and her parents are living in a hut in Northumberland as an exercise in experimental archaeology. Her father is a difficult man, obsessed with imagining and…

Sun 3 March, 2019

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Freshwater


Ada was born with one foot on the other side. Having prayed her into existence, her parents Saul and Saachi struggle to deal with the volatile and contradictory…

Sun 3 March, 2019

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Circe


In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe has neither the look nor the voice of…

Sun 3 March, 2019

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Bottled Goods


When Alina’s brother-in-law defects to the West, she and her husband become persons of interest to the secret services, causing both of their careers to come grinding to…

Sun 3 March, 2019

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An American Marriage – 2019 Winner


Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of the American Dream. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. Until one day they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn’t commit.

Sun 3 March, 2019

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Sing, Unburied, Sing


Jojo is thirteen years old and trying to understand what it means to be a man. His mother, Leonie, is in constant conflict with herself and those around…

Wed 7 March, 2018

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The Trick to Time


Mona is a young Irish girl in the big city, with the thrill of a new job and a room of her own in a busy boarding house….

Wed 7 March, 2018

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Home Fire – 2018 Winner


Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother’s death, she resumes a dream long deferred – studying in America. But…

Wed 7 March, 2018

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A Boy in Winter


Early on a grey November morning in 1941, only weeks after the German invasion, a small Ukrainian town is overrun by the SS. Penned in with his fellow…

Wed 7 March, 2018

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