LITTLE VOICES by Vanessa Lillie - The New York Times "What to Expect When You're Expecting Evil"

THE NEW YORK TIMES | JULY 6, 2019

“In Vanessa Lillie’s thriller, Little Voices, which Thomas & Mercer will publish this fall, a woman who nearly dies during childbirth from a detached placenta is unable to breastfeed her premature baby and has to pump milk constantly through the night. She begins hearing a menacing voice that makes her feel possessed: ‘She’ll never sit up or pull up or crawl or walk,’ it says. ‘You were never meant to be a mother.’”

Little Voices by Vanessa Lillie was featured in this New York Times article discussing the prevalent themes of fear and anxiety within literary fiction about modern motherhood. Follow the link above to read the full article!


Jessica Spivey