Instructions for the Working Day

A Novel 

An unsettling story of betrayal and freedom set in past and present East Germany.

Publication Date 31st August 2022

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A Novella

Winner of the inaugural National Flash Fiction Day 2022 Novella-in-Flash Award

Publication Date 18th June 2022

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When Planets Slip Their Tracks

Short Stories

This is Joanna Campbell's first collection of short stories, many of which have won prizes or been shortlisted in international competitions.

They are about lonely people for whom the world has shifted a little on its axis. A wry sense of humour often illuminates the dark edges of these tales.

Each story catches the moment of implosion - a lame girl’s friends disappear on a bleak mountain, a schoolboy nurses a doll during a lesson, a babysitter is caught in her own web of lies, a mother watches her pram sink in the river, and a child discovers the truth about birth and death in the space of a day.

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