Molly Naylor is an incredible writer who balances humour, wit and bravery in these wonderful new poems. For anyone that loved Badminton (2016), Stop Trying to Be Fantastic is an anticipated follow up; with all the essence and shape of Molly, through a new pair of lenses.

— Bridget Hart






Molly Naylor is a poet, scriptwriter, performer and director. She is the co-writer of Sky One comedy After Hours. Theatre work includes Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think of You (writer/ performer), My Robot Heart (writer/ performer) and LIGHTS! PLANETS! PEOPLE! (writer/ director).

She has written for a range of organisations including BBC Radio 4, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the British Film Institute.

Her first poetry collection Badminton was also published by Burning Eye Books. She is the co-director of True Stories Live


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