Marlene Hauser

Oxford Literary Festival newspaper article

Marlene Hauser will be Interviewed by Suzi Feay at Oxford Literary Festival

The House on Half Moon Street and Off-Island

Sunday, 7 April 2019, 2:00pm | St Cross College |£7 – £12.50

Debut novelists Alex Reeve and Marlene Hauser discuss their writing and their new novels The House on Half Moon Street and Off-Island. 

Hauser’s Off-Island is the story of wealthy Krista Bourne and her decision whether to continue with a pregnancy. The novel focuses on the emotional pain of abortion and the healing process. Hauser is a writer living in Oxford. She has edited The Writer’s New York City Source Book and has a master of fine arts in creative writing from Columbia University.

Reeves’s The House on Half Moon Street features transgender Victorian coroner’s assistant Leo Stanhope and his efforts to uncover a killer without threatening his own future. Reeve is a university lecturer. His second novel featuring Leo Stanhope, The Anarchists’ Club, is published in May.

Here they talk to journalist and reviewer for the FT Suzi Feay.