Southampton’s independent radical bookshop, October Books, is hosting local author Craig Jordan-Baker to talk about his darkly comedic debut novel The Naucillans.
You can read a review of the novel here.
The event will take place on Thursday, September 24, at 7pm, via Zoom. Register via Eventbrite to attend.
Welcome to the world of The Nacullians, three generations of one family, living in a brick house in a line of other brick houses. Craig Jordan-Baker’s dark comedy charts the tensions and traumas of one family and their relationship with the city they inhabit.
Craig Jordan-Baker is a writer, dramatist and academic who is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Brighton. He has published short fiction, alongside peer-reviewed research in leading international journals on the nature of Creative Writing in the academy, the representation of landscape and the uses of archives in creative writing practice. He is originally from Southampton and now lives in Brighton.