Latest news


After Frankfurt and Dublin in October, I decided that I definitely wouldn’t go anywhere else until next year, because I had a lot going on at home.…

A weekend in October

When I wrote The One Memory of Flora Banks, I had no idea whether anyone would read it. The process of writing it was fraught, with intense…

Back to Svalbard

Every author knows that there are many, many literary festivals out there. All the authors I know love being invited to them, but we have to choose…

Independent Bookshop Week

I’m super excited that The One Memory of Flora Banks is shortlisted in the children’s category of the IBW awards. Thank you!

Flora out in the world

This week, it’s been exciting to see the international editions of Flora Banks coming in. With the US one published last Tuesday, I thought I’d have a…

Upcoming events

Arvon course
30th January 2023