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Jessie Greengrass

‘All through winter and another summer we wait, but time passes more quickly now that we have a purpose. I feel it flowing.’

Jessie Greengrass

Jessie Greengrass’s collection of short stories, An Account of the Decline of the Great Auk, According to One Who Saw It, won the 2016 Edge Hill Short Story Prize and a Somerset Maugham Award. Her debut novel, Sight, was shortlisted for the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction. ‘The High House’ is an extract from a novel of the same name, forthcoming from Swift Press in April 2021.

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