Gareth E. Rees

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Gareth E. Rees is author of occult memoir The Stone Tide (Influx Press, 2018 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...). His first book was the acclaimed psychogeographic work Marshland (Influx Press, 2013 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...), nominated for the Gordon Burn Prize. He also made an album with Jetsam, entitled, A Dream Life of Hackney Marshes (Clay Pipe Music, 2013).

His next book Car Park Life will be published by Influx Press in October 2019. Find out more here: https://www.influxpress.com/car-park-...

Rees has also written weird fiction and horror for titles including This Dreaming Isle, The Shadow Booth: Vol. 2, Unthology 10 and The Lonely Crowd. His essays have appeared in Mount London, An Unreliable Guide to London and
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The Stone Tide Washes into Norwich for Unthology 10

On the 5th July, I’ll be reading at an event in Norwich to launch Unthology 10, a new collection of short stories edited by Ashley Stokes.


The Independent Literary Fiction blog says:“I can’t recommend Unthology 10 enough. It’s a class act from a brilliant publisher, and it really is one of the finest short story collections that you’ll read all year.”


My story in the anthology, ‘When Nature Calls...

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The Stone Tide by Gareth E. Rees
"“I’d come to realise that none of this was ours. Not really. A house is an accumulation of lives. It permits you to dwell among its walls for as long as those walls stand. But you will never own it. Instead the house owns you. It takes your money..." Read more of this review »
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"Superficially this is a book about trying to write a book that wants to be an occult history of Hastings but by turns becomes a raw account of living and loss, ambitions and failures, illness and limits. No genre goes unspliced in the telling, yet..." Read more of this review »
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