Rachel Genn

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Antiparos

'Athenians, in the main, are taut and deep brown and much taller than I imagined. From the shade in the cafe, I can get a good look at them down at the shore.'
Rachel Genn

Rachel Genn

Rachel Genn's first novel The Cure was published in 2011. She has an unnatural fascination with regret and its role in addiction, and is currently Leverhulme Artist-in-Residence at the University of Sheffield, researching and creating an installation; a quasi-institution called 'The National Facility for the Regulation of Regret.' She teaches on creative writing MAs in Sheffield and Manchester. 'Antiparos' is an excerpt from her novel-in-progress, What You Could Have Won.