Today’s featured fiction is an extract from ‘Aftermath’ by Jane Stemp, which appears in Unexplored Territory, poetry and fiction from Cultured Llama, edited by Maria C. McCarthy. If you want to read the rest of the story, buy the book by linking to its page here. Download a pdf of the the extract from ‘Aftermath’ by clicking Aftermath extract Jane Stemp.
About Jane Stemp:
Jane Stemp was born in Lewisham in 1961, and grew up in Surrey. She studied English at Somerville College,Oxford, and librarianship at Aberystwyth. After marrying in 1999, she now lives with Robin and several thousand books in Somerset. Her present job is with the Navy in Hampshire.
Jane’s novels Waterbound and Secret songs were short-listed for the NASEN Children’s Book Award. Secret songs, partly inspired by her own experience of hearing loss, was also short-listed for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize.
When Jane is not writing or working she enjoys cooking historical recipes and singing – not, so far, simultaneously.