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About Fiona

Fiona Vigo Marshall was educated at Somerville College, Oxford. She started her writing career at a local newspaper in south London before moving to Mexico City, where she covered news and features for the daily English language newspaper The News, of the Novedades group.

 

On returning to London, Fiona worked as a publisher and freelance writer. Her short stories and poems have been published in a variety of outlets including Ambit, Fiction, Ink Sweat & Tears, OpenPen, Orbis, Phantom Drift, Prospect Magazine, The London Journal of Fiction, and The Royal Society of Literature Review.

Her short story The Street of Baths won the V. S. Pritchett Memorial Prize in 2016. Other stories have been commended in the Manchester Fiction Prize and in the Bridport Prize. Her story The Marvellous Book, published by Phantom Drift, Portland, Oregon, in 2017, was Pushcart Prize nominated.


Her novel Find Me Falling is published by Fairlight Books, March 2019.

 

Find Me Falling

She bought a house where you can hear the sea, murmuring on the edge of consciousness…

 

Bonnie, a traumatised concert pianist, finds refuge at the edge of England, in a cliff-top house haunted by memories and broken dreams. When Dominic, a road sweeper who is visited by neurological hauntings of his own, gives Bonnie a ring he finds on the beach, elemental forces are unleashed that neither is able to control.

 

‘The beautiful, vibrating prose pulls the reader into the magical shifting universe and doesn’t let go until the very end.’

SOPHIE VAN LLEWYN

‘Marshall’s evocation of eerie alternate realities stays with the reader long after the last page is turned.’

DR SALLIE BAXENDALE, Consultant Neuropsychologist, UCL London

 

Short Stories

Click on each title to read...

 

The Street of Baths

 

Revisiting the past in Barcelona.

Winning entry of the VS Pritchett Memorial Prize 2016, Prospect Magazine

 

Nine Empty Rooms

A mother and daughter view a hotel for sale - but what does vacant possession really mean?

Chicago Literati

Anybody Home?

How can you lose a friend inside her own home? But in this eerie, misty, seaside town, the lines between its living and its ghosts can be blurred... (First published Ether Books 2014)

Third Lady

There’s nothing worse than a bad Chinese meal - but some are worse than others...

(First published Ether Books 2015)

 

 

Island of the Dolls

He had spent his life looking for spirits in the blue water of the Xochimilco canals, and if he had not found them he had certainly created them... 

(Commended, Manchester Fiction Prize 2015)

 

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