Hoof – flash fiction

As Sports Day loomed I went to the school to protest about another female who wins the mothers’ race every year. ‘Why must she be banned?’ asked the Head. ‘She is half Thomsons gazelle,’ I whispered. ‘What proof do you have?’ said the Head, closing the door of her office…. 

The Reflective Writer, writing course begins a new term at the University of Warwick

The Reflective Writer course that I am running is now open for applications and runs all year on the University of Warwick main campus. Further details can be found below, please get in touch if you would like to join us. Course starts: 15 October 2015 Wednesdays – 19:00 –… 

‘newbooks’ review Crocodile on the Carousel

Tissington has crafted a rather magical read that’s humorous and stimulating. I recommend Crocodile on the Carousel to anyone, from those looking for a new book to read alone or in a book club. Reviewed by: Nina Koo-Seen-Lin – Middlesex Personal read:  5* Group read:  4* Read the review >>

Crocodile on the Carousel receives glowing review on Bookbag

‘Sally Tissington’s debut novel liberally sprinkled with quirk and not toeing the line of the humdrum has certainly paid off for her as we encounter writing ladened with robust characters and questions… likened to Kate Atkinson’ Read the full review on Bookbag.

Reading at Oxfam Bookshop

Sally will be reading from her new novel, Crocodile on the Carousel, at the Oxfam Bookshop, Leamington Spa, on Friday, 14 September, 7.30pm – 9pm. For more information, download the flyer.

The launch of my first book – Crocodile on the Carousel

Welcome to my new website, which is still under construction as I write. I’ll be putting bits and pieces of news, telling you about books I’ve read, projects I’m undertaking and other snippets of information that I hope will interest you on this site on a regular basis, so do… 

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