Toby Litt is best-known for writing his books – from Adventures in Capitalism to (so far) Life-Like – in alphabetical order; he is currently working on P.
Toby’s story ‘John & John’ won the semi-widely-known Manchester Fiction Prize, and his story ‘Call it “The Bug” Because I Have No Time To Think of a Better Title” was shortlisted for the notoriously lucrative Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award.
Last year, in May, Toby’s first opera collaboration, Vastation (Nichtung), with music by Samy Moussa, was performed in Munich and Regensberg.
Also in 2014, Toby wrote a monthly comic – Dead Boy Detectives – based on characters from Neil Gaiman’s Sandman. This was published by Vertigo.
Later this year, Vertigo will issue Free Country: A Tale from the Children’s Crusade.
Toby’s next book will be a collection of non-fiction writing about literature, Mutants, to be published by Seagull.
He is working on Wrestliana, a memoir, which Galley Beggar Press will publish.
Toby writes songs and song cycles with Emily Hall. They are currently working on a musical.
You can find some stories and a novel by Toby on wattpad.