M.J. Hyland is the author of three novels, including Carry Me Down, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. She is a lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Manchester and co-founder of the Hyland & Byrne Editing firm. Her most recent novel is This is How.
M.J. Hyland on Granta.com
Fiction | The Online Edition
Even Pretty Eyes Commit Crimes
‘My father was sitting on my doorstep. He was wearing khaki shorts, his bare head was exposed to the full bore of the sun, and he was holding a pineapple.’
Essays & Memoir | Issue 120
‘A few weeks after I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, I made a pact with dying.’