Jill Dawson is the author of four novels: Trick of the
Light, Magpie, Fred & Edie (shortlisted
for the Whitbread and Orange Prizes) and Wild Boy, which
has been nominated for a British Academy prize, and is currently
being adapted for film by novelist Caryl Phillips. In
addition she has edited four anthologies and published poetry and
short stories and taught creative writing for fifteen years, most
recently on the University of East Anglia’s MA course.