As well as this blog, I’ve written about books for various other publications. Here are links to a selection of the longer pieces which are available online:

Review of The Liquid Land by Raphaela Edelbauer (tr. Jen Calleja), Strange Horizons, August 2023.

Review of Greek Lessons by Han Kang (tr. Deborah Smith and Emily Yae Won), Shiny New Books, May 2023.

Review of Where I End by Sophie White, Strange Horizons, April 2023.

Review of The Carnivorous Plant by Andrea Mayo (tr. Laura McGloughlin), The Spanish Riveter, April 2023.

Review of Awake by Harald Voetmann (tr. Joanne Sorgenrfri Ottosen), European Literature Network, January 2023.

Video: Bite-sized Book Chats discussion about Standing Heavy by GauZ’, Shawn the Book Maniac (YouTube), October 2022.

Review of Appliance by J.O. Morgan, Strange Horizons, August 2022.

Review of Homelands: the History of a Friendship by Chitra Ramaswamy, Shiny New Books, May 2022.

Review of Composite Creatures by Caroline Hardaker, Strange Horizons, March 2022.

Video: Bite-sized Book Chats discussion about The Tomb Guardians by Paul Griffiths, Shawn the Book Maniac (YouTube), March 2022.

Review of Elena Knows by Claudia Piñeiro (tr. Frances Riddle), Shiny New Books, November 2021.

Review of Craving by Esther Gerritsen (tr. Michele Hutchison), European Literature Network, March 2021.

Review of That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry, Shiny New Books, December 2020.

Review of An Inventory of Losses by Judith Schalansky (tr. Jackie Smith), Splice, September 2020.

Review of Four by Four by Sara Mesa (tr. Katie Whittemore), European Literature Network, May 2020.

Review of Winter in Sokcho by Elisa Shua Dusapin (tr. Aneesa Abbas Higgins), Shiny New Books, March 2020.

Review of The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa (tr. Stephen Snyder), Strange Horizons, March 2020.

Review of Lake Like a Mirror by Ho Sok Fong (tr. Natascha Bruce), Shiny New Books, November 2019.

Review of The Pied Piper by Viktor Dyk (tr. Mark Corner), European Literature Network, October 2019.

Review of The Measure of a Man by Marco Malvaldi (tr. Howard Curtis and Katherine Gregor), European Literature Network, September 2019.

Review of The Dollmaker by Nina Allan, Strange Horizons, August 2019.

Review of Empty Words by Mario Levrero (tr. Annie McDermott), Splice, June 2019.

Review of Plume by Will Wiles, Splice, June 2019.

Review of Three Dreams in the Key of G by Marc Nash, Splice, October 2018.

Review of Bird Cottage by Eva Meijer (tr. Antoinette Fawcett), European Literature Network, October 2018.

Review of Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata (tr. Ginny Tapley Takemori), Splice, October 2018.

Review of Mothers by Chris Power, Splice, February 2018.

Article: A Personal Anthology (selection of twelve short stories), October 2017).

Review of I Am Behind You by John Ajvide Lindqvist (tr. Marlaine Delargy), European Literature Network & The Nordic Riveter, October 2017.

Review of Elmet by Fiona Mozley, Shiny New Books, September 2017.

Review of You Will Grow into Them by Malcolm Devlin, Minor Literature[s], August 2017.

Review of Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor, Shiny New Books, June 2017.

Review of The Many Selves of Katherine North by Emma Geen, Centre for Science Fiction and Fantasy, March 2017.

Review of The Gradual by Christopher Priest, Centre for Science Fiction and Fantasy, March 2017.

Review of The Tobacconist by Robert Seethaler (tr. Charlotte Collins), European Literature Network, December 2016.

Review of The Deep Sea Diver’s Syndrome by Serge Brussolo (tr. Edward Gauvin), Strange Horizons, December 2016.

Review of Beast by Paul Kingsnorth, Shiny New Books, October 2016.

Review of The Winterlings by Cristina Sánchez-Andrade (tr. Samuel Rutter), European Literature Network, September 2016.

Review of The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz (tr. Elisabeth Jaquette), Shiny New Books, August 2016.

Review of Fragile Travelers by Jovanka Živanović (tr. Jovanka Kalaba), European Literature Network, July 2016.

Review of Sudden Death by Álvaro Enrigue (tr. Natasha Wimmer), Shiny New Books, June 2016.

Review of The Bickford Fuse by Andrey Kurkov (tr. Boris Dralyuk), European Literature Network, May 2016.

Review of Mend the Living by Maylis de Kerangal (tr. Jessica Moore), European Literature Network, February 2016.

Review of The Miner by Natsume Sōseki (tr. Jay Rubin), Shiny New Books, October 2015.

Review of Jellyfish by Janice Galloway, Shiny New Books, July 2015.

The IFFP Ceremony: a report from the shadow jury, Shiny New Books, July 2015.

Review of Saint Rebor by Adam Roberts, Strange Horizons, June 2015.

Review of Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera (tr. Lisa Dillman), Words Without Borders, June 2015.

Review of The Shore by Sara Taylor, Shiny New Books, April 2015.

Review of The Vegetarian by Han Kang (tr. Deborah Smith), Shiny New Books, February 2015.

Review of Bilbao – New York – Bilbao by Kirmen Uribe (tr. Elizabeth Macklin), Shiny New Books, February 2015.

Round-table discussion of Ombria in Shadow by Patricia A. McKillip, Strange Horizons, October 2014.

Review of Widow’s Dozen by Marek Waldorf, Strange Horizons, October 2014.

Article: A Moment for the Short Story, Shiny New Books, October 2014.

Review of Hotel Alpha by Mark Watson, Shiny New Books, October 2014.

Review of The Happier Dead by Ivo Stourton, Strange Horizons, August 2014.

Article: The Language of Fiction, Fiction Uncovered, August 2014.

Review article: Three Welsh Novels in Translation, Fiction Uncovered, August 2014.

Article: Ten Contemporary British Short Story Writers, Fiction Uncovered, August 2014.

Article: Uncovering the Reader, Fiction Uncovered, Augusut 2014.

Review of Decompression by Juli Zeh (tr. John Cullen), Shiny New Books, July 2014.

Review of The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales by Kirsty Logan, Shiny New Books, May 2014.

Review of Europe in Autumn by Dave Hutchinson, Strange Horizons, April 2014.

Review of Dream London by Tony Ballantyne, Strange Horizons, December 2013.

Review of The World of the End by Ofir Touché Gafla (tr. Mitch Ginsburg), Strange Horizons, September 2013.

Review of Tears in Rain by Rosa Montero (tr. Lilit Žekulin Thwaites), Strange Horizons, February 2013.

Review of Nod by Adrian Barnes, Strange Horizons, November 2012.

Review of The Evolution of Inanimate Objects by Harry Karlinsky, Strange Horizons, October 2012.

Review of Diving Belles by Lucy Wood, Strange Horizons, March 2012.

Article: Triple Choice Tuesday, Reading Matters, August 2011.

Review of Salvage by Robert Edric, Strange Horizons, November 2010.