Rising Writers

Kat Gordon

Kat Gordon was born in London in 1984. She attended Camden School for Girls, read English at Somerville College, Oxford, and received a distinction in her creative writing masters from Royal Holloway.

In between, Kat has been a gymnastics coach, a theatre usher, a piano accompanist, a nanny, a researcher and worked at Time Out. She has spent a lot of time travelling, primarily in Africa. Kat lives in London with her boyfriend and their terrifying cat, Maggie. The Artificial Anatomy of Parks is Kat's first novel.


Laura Barnett

Laura Barnett is a writer, journalist and theatre critic. She has been on staff at the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph, and is now a freelance arts journalist and features writer, working for the Guardian, the Observer and Time Out, as well as several other national newspapers and magazines.

Laura was born in 1982 in south London where she now lives with her husband, and has previously published short stories for which she has won several awards. The Versions of Us is her first novel.


Nikki Owen

Nikki Owen is an award-winning writer and columnist. Previously she was a marketing consultant and university teaching fellow before turning to writing full time. As part of her degree, she studied at the acclaimed University of Salamanca - the same city where her protagonist of The Spider in the Corner of the Room, Dr Maria Martinez, hails from.

It is Nikki's debut novel, and in 2014 the trilogy was optioned by NBC Universal Television for a one-hour returnable TV series.


Lis Lucassen

Under a burning sun more than a thousand miles from home, Lynn Stevens is trying to get her life back on track and leave memories of that one fateful night behind. She meets Dan, a young man with strangely erratic behavior and smoldering brown eyes, who is on an involuntary vacation with his parents. In him, she sees her own struggle reflected every time she is starting to get too close.

Heat is Lis Lucassen's New Adult debut novel. This book puts her on the map in the Netherlands as the first-ever NA author from her own country.

Heat

Lis Lucassen

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