Nyla Nox writing in politicsmeanspolitics: My life in the hostile environment

‘I live in a hostile environment’. Over the last year, many EU citizens in the UK have said that. So many times. Harassment? Bullying? Legal uncertainty? Lack of empathy? Being made into the ‘other’, being publicly vilified, demonized? Encountering obstacle after obstacle, so that life becomes a misery? Like many other EU citizens, I have […] 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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“I really liked the character Nyla.” ” I also learned a lot about finance and banks in this book. I love books like this, when the author is writing about an industry, and writes it so well that we actually learn something.” “The writing style (like I mentioned above), is very unique. It took me a while to […] Continue reading

Review of Slaughterhouse Morning in “The Reading Life”

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”

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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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