I am a cultural historian and author. I read English at Bristol and then studied for an M Phil in Biography with Jane Ridley at the University of Buckingham. My thesis was shortlisted for the Biographers' Club Prize and formed the backbone of my first book, A Curious Friendship, which tells the story of the friendship between the artist Rex Whistler and the writer Edith Olivier.
A Curious Friendship was published in 2015 and came out in paperback in 2016. I've talked about Rex and Edith at the Cheltenham Festival, the Oxford Literary Festival and the Chalke Valley History Festival amongst others, and with Jenni Murray on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour - listen here. I live and work in London and I'm currently writing my next book which will be published by Picador.