Virginia Baily

Virginia Baily has a PhD in English Literature and founded and co-edits Riptide, a short-story journal. Her own award-winning short stories have been widely anthologised. She is also editor of the political series of The Africa Research BulletinEarly One Morning, her bestselling second novel, was recently dramatised on BBC Radio 4.

Captivating Fictions

Two of our fastest-rising literary stars, author and editor, Virginia Baily, and Polly Samson, journalist, author and lyricist for some of Pink Floyd’s most celebrated songs, share a platform to discuss their compelling new novels Early One Morning and The Kindness with Guardian book critic Stephanie Merritt.