The cover of Jane Claire Bradley —Truth Or Dare Chapbook

Truth Or Dare Chapbook


Truth or Dare is the debut chapbook by award-winning writer and performer Jane Claire Bradley, featuring eight short stories and performance pieces exclusively collected together for the first time. Compiling previously published and never-before-seen work, Truth or Dare explores themes of identity, queerness, class and coming of age via its teenage protagonists.

Truth or Dare is a journey taking in illegal raves, toga parties, teen alienation, fear, activism and escape, featuring prophetic nightmares, pancakes, razorblade amnesties, freight trains, misadventures with punk drummers and losing your virginity to your best friend. By turns tender, intimate and furious, Truth or Dare explores the teenage experience through its authentic, multi-faceted characters and its distinctive use of voice, language, imagery and atmosphere.

From playing spin the bottle and starting fires to surviving the end of the world, Truth or Dare is the first ever dedicated collection of Jane’s writing, and includes several original pieces never shared anywhere else until now.

Truth or Dare is published as a beautiful limited edition chapbook with full-colour cover, and is exclusively available only from this website.

As standard, books are sent unsigned. If you’d like a signed copy — or a bespoke personalised message for yourself or someone else, free of charge — please leave a message with the details in the ‘additional notes’ box at checkout.

Please note: the first print run of Truth or Dare is now SOLD OUT. Orders placed now are pre-orders for the second print run, and will be dispatched at the end of April 2024. 

Delivery only available within the UK; international shipping is sadly not available at this time (thanks, Brexit!). All orders will be posted plastic-free in fully recyclable paper packaging.

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