Jules Grant’s thrilling debut novel We Go Around In The Night And Are Consumed By Fire is shortlisted for two prestigious awards: the Polari First Book Prize and the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger


This month we publish Talking to Gina, a funny, touching and beautifully drawn memoir by Ottilie Hainsworth – described by Meg Rosoff as ‘a must-read for anyone who’s ever loved or been loved by a dog’.

Elle Magazine’s Book of the Month is S.V.Berlin’s The Favourite, an utterly immersive novel of estranged siblings. Bestselling author Elly Griffiths says she ‘hasn’t ever read a more assured or compelling debut.’

Taking his new novel An English Guide to Birdwatching as a starting point, Nicholas Royle talks with psychoanalyst and writer Adam Phillips at The Freud Museum in London about how literature and psychoanalysis can speak to and of each other. The podcast is available now.


Darryl Cunningham’s latest investigation, Graphic Science, uncovers and champions the work of overlooked scientists.

The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging Sustainable Patriarchy, by leading US feminist Cynthia Enloe, is described by Helena Kennedy OBE as ‘a manual for taking us to the finishing line of gender equality’.

Tony Peake’s exquisitely realised new novel, North Facing, revisits a seminal boyhood moment against the backdrop of political upheaval in South Africa.


Submissions are open for our new collaboration with Rough Cut Television. Myriad Comic Cuts is seeking proposals for a graphic novel that could be developed into a comedy or comedy drama series for television. The deadline is 30th September.


Congratulations to all 21 writers longlisted in this year’s First Drafts  competition. We’ll announce the shortlist next month and the winner on 9th November at Waterstones Piccadilly.


Myriad publishes award-winning literary fiction, crime and thrillersgraphic novels and political non-fiction, including the ground-breaking State of the World atlas series. Our bestselling authors include Dan Smith, crime writers Elizabeth Haynes and Lesley Thomson, and graphic authors Darryl Cunningham, Kate Evans and Una. We champion new and emerging authors through two work-in-progress competitions. Read more about Myriad.