George maintains a keen interest in fiction, both as a writer and a reader. He is particularly keen on character-driven fiction which explores the relationships between ordinary people, and admires writing with a strong sense of place. His favourite writers include Cormac McCarthy, Sylvia Plath, Sally Rooney and Jon McGregor. In terms of short fiction, he is a great admirer of Shirley Jackson, Donald Barthelme, J.G. Ballard and Vladimir Nabokov.
George is currently seeking a publisher for his debut novel. He is also a writer of short fiction and is working towards putting together a collection for publication.
One of George’s stories, Holding Out, was recently published by The Literary Platform. You can read this story here.