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LIME PICKLED - AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER on KOBO (and kindle) NOW

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You can now preorder Lime Pickled on Kindle. Buy today and it will magically appear on your device on the 31st of January. Amazon.co.uk Amazon.com I haven't bought a thing from Amazon since 2007 and fully intend to keep it on my (increasingly long) boycott list. Instead I have a Kobo. If you have a Kobo too, or any other e-reader that supports EPUB files, you can buy/pre-order Lime Pickled here instead. https://www.kobo.com/fr/en/ebook/lime-pickled-and-other-stories

LIME PICKLED - launching 31 January 2023 - watch this space

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 Here's the cover of my new short story collection - coming soon

LIME PICKLED - coming soon

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 Due to be launched at the end of January 2023

Asian Anthology: New Writing Vol. 1 - featuring a new story by Marc de Faoite

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  I'm delighted to have a story featured in this book.  Here's what one reader said: " Marc de Faoite’s ‘Banu’, a powerful short story with an expansive thematic scope, was a force to be reckoned with. Exploring themes ranging from deforestation to greed, and corruption to physical and sexual abuse with a fine balance between boldness and subtlety, this phenomenal short story would appeal to fans of Jess Kidd’s exquisite novels … and more! I would even go so far as to recommend it to anyone who loves well-paced plots and fantastic dialogues, and well … just anyone who fancies reading a beautifully written, atmospheric and thought-provoking story really."  ( source -   https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/60428184-asian-anthology  ) The book is currently available in ebook format from many retailers, including the  FNAC here in France. It will soon be available in dead tree format both online and in brick-and-mortar bookshops.  I'm not linking to THE big online ret

Interview with Ivan Alexander Francis Gabriel

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I had the pleasure of interviewing Ivan Alexander Francis Gabriel for Penang Art District. Read here   photo credit Opalyn Mok

COVID-19 and the Structural Crises of Our Time by Lim Mah Hui and Michael Heng (edited by Marc de Faoite)

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In the early part of the pandemic I spent a lot of time editing this fascinating book. It was challenging because the information kept changing day by day as the coronavirus advanced and mutated.  The main thrust of the book is that extractive neoliberal capitalism created the conditions for COVID-19 to flourish, from the exploitive encroachment into different ecospheres, to market-based healthcare, to the inadequacies of just-in-time supply chains, and more.  A fascinating snapshot of the pandemic from a unique perspective.

Asian Anthology New Writing Vol. 1 - featuring a story by Marc de Faoite

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  Am I the right person to tell this story?  Should non-Asians even write Asian stories? I honestly don't know, but I wrote a story inspired by some elements of my 15 years in Malaysia and some of the many disturbing news stories and events I followed during those years and some people liked the resulting story well enough to want to include it in this new book. Buy it, read it, and make up your own mind.