In her third collection of short stories, Sarah Gray inhabits the edge of reality, exploring human relationships through a constantly changing and distorting lens. Troubled family dynamics generate tales of loss, anger and abuse; damaged minds construct fantasy narratives and an Elvis impersonator has to face up to his flaws. Dexterously inhabiting and defying form and genre, Gray’s stories shift from the unsettling, to the surreal, to the frightening, all cut with her characteristic black humor.
Sarah Gray has been storytelling all her professional life. As a television editor turned writer/director she has worked on hundreds of programmes and written and directed her own short films. Her education is in literature and writing, for prose and screen. Sarah’s focus is on short stories and she delights in both supernatural and comic genres. Surface Tension is her… Read more »