I’ve been a community arts worker and CEO of national literature organisations, had a book published by Penguin, my work presented on stage, page and screen. In 2018 I completed a PhD in Creative Writing on Nearlywriting Nearlyology at Bath Spa University and in 2020 published my novel, What Didn’t Quite.
Now I’m writing new fiction and memoir, recording songs and making THE NEARLY SHOW about my current experience of Chemo in Lockdown.
“Chris Ifso is an artistic explorer. It’s great to see his work come to such vivid life. The Nearly Project is fascinating, playful, serious, wide-ranging, truly thought-provoking. ‘What Didn’t Quite’ is beautifully written”
– DAVID ALMOND, Author of SKELLIG and MY NAME IS MINA
Here you can buy the Nearly Novel, buy it with extra added Nearly Stuff, find out more about The Nearly Project, watch videos and songs…
…read Selected Quirks and New Writing including HUMDRUMMING, NEARLYOGRAPHY & NearlySmith: A Guide To Being Nearly, The Nearlyology of Distancing, On Being Nearly Old, Deguiltification, My Asemic NearlyDiary
How do you feel about the things you’ve nearly done in your life? Tell us your Nearlies. Which close shaves and near misses do you remember and why?
NEARLYOLOGY is supported by IF:BOOK UK