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Alison MacLeod

Alison Macleod’s most recent novel, Tenderness, was a New York Times ‘Best Book of 2021,’ a ‘Book of the Year’ for The Spectator, a ‘Best New Book’ for PEOPLE Magazine and The Sunday Times ‘Historical Fiction Book of the Month.’

MacLeod’s novel, Unexploded, was long-listed for the Man-Booker Prize for Fiction and The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, and named one of the Observer’s ‘Books of the Year.’  

Her most recent story collection, All the Beloved Ghosts, was shortlisted for Canada’s national Governor General’s Award for Fiction and named one of the Guardian’s ‘Best Books of 2017.’  It was shortlisted for The 2018 Edge Hill Short Story Prize for best single-author short story collection in the UK and Ireland.

She is Visiting Professor at the University of Chichester (UK) and a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund.

Upcoming events with Alison MacLeod (1)

Longing for Wholeness

August 27, 2024

Past events with Alison MacLeod (3)

Book-A-Month Club – The Blackwinged Night

January 26, 2024

The Enchanted Universe

August 29, 2022

Exploring the Mystery of Time

September 6, 2018