Authornaut

Mike French is an author and the owner and senior editor of the prestigious literary magazine, The View From Here which has been called many fine things since it started in 2007 including, "Attractive, informative, sparkling and useful" by the late Iain M. Banks and for having a “great passion and drive” by Booker shortlisted Tom McCarthy.

Mike’s debut novel, The Ascent of Isaac Steward came out in 2011 with Cauliay Publishing and was nominated for The Galaxy National Book Awards which due to an unfortunate clerical error was awarded to Dawn French.

Born in Cornwall in 1967, Mike spent his childhood flipping between England and Scotland with a few years in between in Singapore. Splitting his time between his own writing, editing the magazine, running workshops and working with atp media in Luton, Mike is married with three children and a growing number of pets. He currently lives in Luton in the UK and when not working watches Formula 1, eats Ben & Jerry's Phish Food and listens to Noah and the Whale.

Mike's second novel a dsytopian sci-fi called Blue Friday was released in 2012 by Elsewhen Press and was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke award 2013. Convergence, his third book, was released in October 2013 from Elsewhen Press and was also nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke award 2014. 

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You'll find all kinds of stuff here, from my musings and news updates on my blog, to details about my novels and where to buy them

 

You'll find 4 published novels on my site: my latest a hybrid novel & graphic novel called An Android Awakes with artist Karl Brown which was published in Nov 2015.

My fifth novel Fictional Alignment - the follow up to An Android Awakes will be published early 2018...

FICTIONAL ALIGNMENT

FICTIONAL ALIGNMENT

Dedicated website for An Android Awakes : anandroidawakes.com

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The Ascent of Isaac Steward

Literary surrealism at its most profound, The Ascent of Isaac Steward follows one man’s journey into his own mind as he struggles to come to terms with the trauma that has reshaped his life.

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Blue Friday

 

"This clever, beautifully written story takes the notion of “family friendly working hours” and follows the idea to a terrifying conclusion."

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Convergence

When the Convergence Project manages to record a Convergence Point, a shimmering orb is brought into being that expands out destroying the earth. Inside the Orb is paradise, a beautiful, sun-drenched, lush environment where humanity and nature fuse and beauty, love and hope are woven into the landscape.

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All are published with Elsewhen Press - they form a trilogy, however you can read each one as a stand alone book.