Nadia Attia’s debut novel Verge – a folk horror-tinged road trip across a divided, alternate Britain where people have returned to the old ways of spells and superstitions – was published by Serpent’s Tail in May 2023. She comes from a working-class background, has Egyptian-German heritage and is drawn to stories of otherness and the supernatural. She’s a BFI NETWORK Talent Executive, a published film journalist and a freelance film/TV script reader. In 2019 she was a participant of the London Writers Awards and won the FAB (Faber) prize for fiction. A graduate of the Curtis Brown novel-writing course, Nadia has had her work published in Spread the Word’s City of Stories anthology, Star Songs and Luna Station Quarterly, and is currently working on her next novel.