Kylie Whitehead is a writer based in London, UK.

Her debut, Absorbed is a darkly comic novel of female insecurity, body horror and modern relationships, in the tradition of Naomi Booth and Otessa Moshfegh.

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Uncomfortable psychological accuracy, dark humour and out and out horror. I loved it.”

Jenn Ashworth, author of Ghosted

Full of existential dread and sardonic humour, I enjoyed it immensely.”

Sharlene Teo, author of Ponti

A consuming exploration of the madness of love and its distortions of the lover and the loved. A literary debut that has so much to say.”

Adam Nevill, author of The Ritual

Fresh and compelling, this claustrophobic debut will suck you in and never spit you back out”

Eliza Clark, author of Boy Parts