Features

Kirkus Reviews, the leading book recommendation site in America, have
referred to Brixton Nights by Amy Tollyfield as ‘outstanding’ in a social media post of theirs
and have called the book one of the LGBTQ books to ‘keep reading … once Pride month is over’
(June 2022, http://www.kirkusreviews.com/news-and-features/articles/indie-pride-picks-queer-leads-vivid-locations)

Featuring in the February 2022 issue of highly regarded Kirkus Reviews magazine: an opportunity afforded to less than 10% of indie authors!
Featuring in the February 2022 issue of highly regarded Kirkus Reviews magazine: an opportunity afforded to less than 10% of indie authors! Photo: Author’s own, 2022
Featuring in the February 2022 issue of highly regarded Kirkus Reviews magazine: an opportunity afforded to less than 10% of indie authors! Photo: Author’s own, 2022
Featuring in the February 2022 issue of highly regarded Kirkus Reviews magazine: an opportunity afforded to less than 10% of indie authors! Photo: Author’s own, 2022. Photo shows the inside of the magazine (specifically, the pages that Kirkus Reviews‘ pre-publication review of Brixton Nights by Amy Tollyfield features on)
Featuring in the February 2022 issue of highly regarded Kirkus Reviews magazine: an opportunity afforded to less than 10% of indie authors! Photo: Author’s own, 2022

**BRIXTON NIGHTS BY AMY TOLLYFIELD IS OUT NOW**
and available to buy online from all good stockists, including but potentially not limited to:

http://www.amazon.co.uk
http://www.waterstones.com
http://www.olympiapublishers.com
http://www.foyles.co.uk
http://www.lovereading.co.uk

Happy shopping! 🙂


Below text written in 2021


My second book, Toy Soldiers, is experiencing a great lifetime, and my Gallery page on this website is becoming a little full! So for some of my more exciting updates of late, look no further than this section. If it’s happening now, it’s happening here. 🙂


Amy x
Thursday 20th May 2021
United Kingdom


Keep scrolling down this page for plenty of features, including more for Amy’s latest book,
Brixton Nights!


Featuring in the University of Birmingham’s online alumni magazine, Old Joe.
Spring 2021 issue, released online 20th May 2021. Link to article featuring Amy and her books:
https://www.oldjoe.co.uk/article/your-stories-spring-2021

Image: Author’s own, taken of the University of Birmingham’s alumni website, http://www.oldjoe.co.uk. The general website content/layout contained within the image above itself is therefore the University of Birmingham’s property (to the best of my knowledge), bar the author image. The image of the author contained within the above image is the work of Simon Holliday who is credited accordingly within the online article itself. 2021
Image: Author’s own, taken of the University of Birmingham’s alumni website, http://www.oldjoe.co.uk. The general website content/layout contained within the image above itself is therefore the University of Birmingham’s property (to the best of my knowledge), bar the information about the author (Amy Tollyfield), which was provided by the author herself, and the author image. The image of the author contained within the above image is the work of Simon Holliday who is credited accordingly within the online article itself. 2021
Image: Author’s own, taken of the University of Birmingham’s alumni website, http://www.oldjoe.co.uk. The general website content/layout contained within the image above itself is therefore the University of Birmingham’s property (to the best of my knowledge), bar the information about the author (Amy Tollyfield), which was provided by the author herself. 2021
Image: Author’s own, taken of the University of Birmingham’s alumni website, http://www.oldjoe.co.uk. The general website content/layout contained within the image above itself is therefore the University of Birmingham’s property (to the best of my knowledge), bar the author image. The image of the author contained within the above image is the work of Simon Holliday who is credited accordingly within the online article itself. 2021
Image: Author’s own, taken of the University of Birmingham’s alumni website, http://www.oldjoe.co.uk. The general website content/layout contained within the image above itself is therefore the University of Birmingham’s property (to the best of my knowledge). 2021

Featuring in Issue 90 of Mslexia, the largest women’s writing magazine in the UK.
Toy Soldiers had appeared in Issue 89 of the magazine, too (as documented on this site: https://www.amytollyfield.com/gallery)


Photo: Denise Tollyfield, 2021
Photo: Denise Tollyfield, 2021
Photo: Author’s own, 2021
Photo: Author’s own, 2021



Amy being awarded the ‘Indie Books We Love’ logo of approval by LoveReading UK
for her second book,
Toy Soldiers (Olympia Publishers, London, 2020)


Being awarded the logo a second time for Brixton Nights (2022)!




Above logo awarded by LoveReading UK (www.lovereading.co.uk) to two of Amy’s books:
Brixton Nights and Toy Soldiers (both with Olympia Publishers, London)
Image: Olympia Publishers


Featuring on DIVA Magazine UK‘s official website, in an article written by
Nic Crosara of their team

‘Amy Tollyfield’s debut novella Brixton Nights serves up some much needed butch representation’

Read the article for yourself here:
http://www.diva-magazine.com/2022/08/25/brixton-nights-amy-tollyfield

DIVA Magazine UK have previously interviewed Amy; visit http://www.diva-magazine.com/2021/01/08/the-difficulties-and-the-knock-backs-make-you-graft-harder-what-its-like-to-be-a-queer-poet now to read this interview


Image: Author’s own, taken of DIVA Magazine UK‘s official website, http://www.diva-magazine.com. The general website content/layout contained within the image above itself is therefore DIVA Magazine UK‘s property (to the best of my knowledge). 2022
Image: Author’s own, taken of DIVA Magazine UK‘s official website, http://www.diva-magazine.com. The general website content/layout contained within the image above itself is therefore DIVA Magazine UK‘s property (to the best of my knowledge and excluding any quoted material). 2022
Image: Author’s own, taken of DIVA Magazine UK‘s official website, http://www.diva-magazine.com. The general website content/layout contained within the image above itself is therefore DIVA Magazine UK‘s property (to the best of my knowledge and excluding the screenshot of author’s official Instagram page). 2022
Image: Author’s own, taken of DIVA Magazine UK‘s official website, http://www.diva-magazine.com. The general website content/layout contained within the image above itself is therefore DIVA Magazine UK‘s property (to the best of my knowledge and excluding any quoted material). 2022


Amy featuring on American magazine Women in Business‘s official website!

Women in Business magazine champion women’s achievements and successes across a range of sectors

Follow this link to the online feature itself: http://womeninbusinessmag.com/brixton-nights


Image: Author’s own, taken of Women in Business magazine’s official website, http://www.womeninbusinessmag.com. The general website content/layout contained within the image above itself is therefore Women in Business magazine’s property (to the best of my knowledge). 2022
Image: Author’s own, taken of Women in Business magazine’s official website, http://www.womeninbusinessmag.com. The general website content/layout contained within the image above itself is therefore Women in Business magazine’s property (to the best of my knowledge). 2022
Image: Author’s own, taken of Women in Business magazine’s official website, http://www.womeninbusinessmag.com. Most/all of the text quoted by Women in Business magazine in the above image is the property of Kirkus Reviews. 2022
Image: Author’s own, taken of Women in Business magazine’s official website, http://www.womeninbusinessmag.com. Most/all of the text quoted by Women in Business magazine in the above image is the property of Kirkus Reviews. 2022

Brixton Nights by Amy Tollyfield featuring on Publishers Weekly‘s ‘BookLife’ website!

Publishers Weekly absolutely loved Brixton Nights by Amy Tollyfield


Image: Author’s own, of a website page on https://booklife.com. ‘BookLife’ and the ‘booklife.com’ domain are owned by Publishers Weekly. The image above displays Publishers Weekly‘s review of Brixton Nights by Amy Tollyfield, as featured on Publishers Weekly‘s ‘BookLife’ website. Image above photographed on Friday 7th October 2022



Above image photographed by the author of a Google.com website search, Saturday 25th June 2022
Above image photographed by the author of a Google.com website search, Saturday 25th June 2022



Praise for Brixton Nights by Amy Tollyfield
(**OUT NOW**):

‘Tollyfield writes this elegant novella with intricate detail and grace … This perceptive and deeply human account of Chris’s emotional journey will keep readers engrossed’ – Publishers Weekly
‘[Tollyfield]’s prose is evocative and atmospheric … An authenticity and pathos that resonate. A meandering but often affecting tale of ties that bind—and leave deep marks’ – Kirkus Reviews
‘A powerful and enticing realist novella’ – LoveReading UK


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