Carys Davies

  • Reading with David Constantine at The Woodstock Bookshop

    I am delighted to be joining David Constantine for an evening of readings and talk at The Woodstock Bookshop on Monday, February 2nd at 7pm. David is a poet, translator and fellow of Queen's College Oxford: his short fiction collection Tea at the Midland won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and the title story won the BBC National Short Story Award.

    For more information and to book tickets, please visit the bookshop website here.

  • Into the Wild

    My short piece on being drawn to remote and lonely places is up here on the Salt Publishing blog

  • Book signing at Waterstones Lancaster, Saturday December 13th

    I will be signing copies of The Redemption of Galen Pike and chatting about the book at the Corn Market branch of Waterstones in Lancaster on Saturday December 13th between 1 and 3pm

  • North and South: Book Launches

    Many thanks to the Dukes Gallery in Lancaster and Daunt's Book Shop in Holland Park for hosting launch parties for The Redemption of Galen Pike last week. Special thanks to Yheti for entertaining us in Lancaster and to Rob Gore-Langton for introducing in Holland Park, and to Sunil Suri for taking the photos

  • The Redemption of Galen Pike

    Salt's Chris Hamilton-Emery has been putting the finishing touches to the cover of my new short story collection, out next month

  • On Commercial Hill: Performance by WordTheatre

    My short story On Commercial Hill will be performed at the Arts Club, 40 Dover Street, Mayfair, London on Monday July 14th 6–9 p.m. by WordTheatre.

    Also on the programme: stories by Rose Tremain, David Almond, Aimee Bender and Carys Bray. Tickets £20/£40. Click here for more information about WordTheatre

  • The Stinging Fly Summer Issue is out

    I'm delighted to have a new story Creed in the summer issue of The Stinging Fly, which will be launched on Thursday July 10th at the Irish Writers' Centre in Dublin. Do come by for contributor readings, music, and a glass or two of wine. Admission is free, and all are welcome. 7pm onwards.

    Contributors include Colin Barrett, Danielle McLaughlin, Paul McVeigh, Mary O'Donoghue, Susanne Ringell, Matthew Sweeney.

    For more information click here

  • New short story: Miracle at Hawk's Bay

    Miracle at Hawk's Bay is out later this month in the summer issue of Salamander magazine which is being launched on Wednesday, June 18 at 7:00 p.m. at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

  • New short story: Sibyl

    An abridged version of Sibyl , from my new collection of stories The Redemption of Galen Pike (October 2014) is out today in Love Sunday magazine

  • Berko Speakeasy May 14th

    The Berko Speakeasy is doing another theatrical evening in celebration of the short story.

    On Wednesday 14th May 2014 its company of professional actors will be reading stories by Jonathan Pinnock, Dave Eggers, Raymond Carver, AJ Ashworth, Carys Davies and George Saunders. Click here for more information and to book tickets,


Author of two collections of short stories, Some New Ambush The Redemption of Galen Pike.

Carys Davies Lo-Res side-on with pictures colour

photo by Emily Atherton

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