Megan Taylor’s latest novel, We Wait, was released from Eyrie Press in November, 2019. A haunted house story, We Wait explores themes of love, jealousy and betrayal as three generations of the blighted Crawley family are forced to face their ghosts.
Hill House for the 21st century: haunting, dark, and very, very real. A masterpiece. – Anstey Harris
As poetic as it is unsettling, We Wait is an absolute triumph. This is Megan Taylor at her most thrillingly dark. – Kerry Hadley-Pryce
Megan is the author of three previous novels. Her first, How We Were Lost, a dark coming of age story, was published by Flame Books in 2007 after placing second in the 2006 Yeovil Prize. Her second, The Dawning, a domestic thriller set over the course of a single night, was published by Weathervane Press in 2010. Megan’s third novel, The Lives of Ghosts (Weathervane Press, 2012), is a mystery about repression, inheritance and motherhood.
Megan also writes short stories, some of which form her collection, The Woman Under the Ground (Weathervane Press, 2014), beautifully illustrated by Nikki Pinder. Further stories have been shortlisted in various competitions, including 2017’s Brighton Prize and The Walter Swan Short Story Prize 2017-18. TSS Publishing released Megan’s Waiting for the Rat as a chapbook single after choosing her as one of their Selected Writers 2017-18. Megan’s short stories can also be found in many other publications, including Hic Dragones’ Into the Woods, Dark Lane’s 6th and 7th Anthologies, Neon and Monnath Press’s Through Death’s Door.
Megan lives in Nottingham, where she provides Creative Writing workshops and courses when she isn’t busy playing with her own fiction.
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