Nyla Nox writing in Medium/#NoDustOnBrexit: A Letter to my British Friends

… on the day you refused me protection after Brexit.   Let’s share a cup of tea together before you kick me out…   Dear British Friends   I love you. I’ve lived with you for a long time. I know your culture. I’ve read your books and watched your shows. I’ve worked in your […] Continue reading

Nyla Nox writing in Medium/The Coffeelicious: The annual cull — your life as surplus stock

‘Cull’- the ‘selective slaughter of inferior or surplus animals’ (Oxford English Dictionary) Once a year, or sometimes at special occasions, a big company will execute a ‘cull’. A certain percentage of the workforce will be fired. It’s routine. It’s commonplace. It’s normal. But what does that word actually mean — ‘cull’? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, […] Continue reading

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Nyla Nox Interview in the Guardian (part 2) by Joris Luyendijk

Nyla Nox Interview in the Guardein (part 2) by Joris Luyendijk “It’s a proto-fascist ideology. Top bankers as predators and us as prey” Are top investment banks “deliberate social Darwinist systems”? Quite a few interviewees on this blog have described investment banks as abusive environments. But they seem to consider this an outcome, not an […] Continue reading

Nyla Nox Interview in the Guardian by Joris Luyendijk (part 1)

The Guardian, Interview with Nyla Nox (part 1): Joris Luyendijk: ‘The shouting of the bankers resembled constant gunfire” A woman working night shifts in graphics for a major bank, talks of the systematic abuse and poor conditions she faced • This monologue is part of a series in which people across the financial sector speak […] Continue reading

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A modern-day Boschesque purgatory “Rather than relying on major dramatic moments to carry across the power of the story, it’s the death of a thousand cuts: a steady, minute chipping away of sensitivities, of sensibilities, of defences, of any sense of normality, together with the pathetic gratitude of finally winning horribly minor victories that make […] Continue reading

Review by Noel Maurice, indielit : “A modern-day Boschesque purgatory”

Financial fiction meets Dante’s Inferno meets The Office. Wow. This was an amazing, moving book. Most of the financial fiction I read is best described as thrillers or mysteries, but not this book. At first I wasn’t sure what to expect… the first couple of pages had a pace and a style that I wasn’t […] Continue reading

Review by Aaron Hoos, Financial Fiction Review

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Nyla Nox at Waterstones Covent Garden

March 13, 2017

Here are the first few pictures from Nyla’s reading of ‘Slaughterhouse Morning’ at Waterstones Covent Garden on Friday 3 March. Wonderful audience, standing room only for quite a few! Most exciting image: people picking up my book, rapt and immersed. Reading it, buying it. Wow! Continue reading

Nyla Nox Author Reading at Waterstones Covent Garden 3 March 6PM!

February 22, 2017

Nyla Nox will be reading from her first chapter of ‘Slaugtherhouse Morning’. You will be the very first to hear it before the book comes out later in March! Link to the website Continue reading

Nyla Nox and her writing life – guest post in A Geek With Books

February 13, 2017

Nyla Nox – My Writing Life I write a lot. And I’m a bit astonished to see these four little words written down on the screen. Yes, I write a lot. Many years ago I took an evening class in poetry. Most of us were struggling with the writer’s bane: actually sitting down and writing […] Continue reading

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