KJ Orr

KJ Orr completed a Ph.D in Creative Writing. Light Box is her first collection of short stories and includes ‘Disappearances’, which won the BBC National Short Story Award 2016. Her stories have been recognised by numerous awards, and have appeared in publications including Best British Short Stories 2015, the Irish Times, the Dublin Review, the White Review, Lighthouse, and the Sunday Times Magazine. In 2012, Daunt Books published her story ‘The Inland Sea’ as the first of their Limited Edition Short Story Series. Her short fiction has been widely anthologised, and broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Her essays and reviews have appeared in Poetry Review, the TLS and the Guardian, among others. She is currently a Teaching Fellow at UEA.

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