is a consummate stylist. Her sentences are to die for."
humane and highly accomplished."
Elizabeth Baines, author and editor, 'Metropolitan.'
is a writer of novels and short stories whose fiction has
appeared in a wide variety of magazines and anthologies including
London Magazine, Stand, The Jewish Quarterly,
Panurge, Writing Women, Metropolitan,
Leviathan Quarterly, Iron, The Third
Alternative, The Big Issue, Staple,
Nemonymous, Best Short Stories, Leviathan
(U.S.), The Slow Mirror and Mordecai's First
Brush With Love: New Stories by Jewish Women in Britain.
Born in the north of England, her mother
was the daughter of a Polish immigrant and her father a third
generation Jerusalemite. The creative tension between her
Jewish heritage and her Yorkshire roots has informed much
of her work.
Inspired by an extraordinary true story
from her own family history, The Genizah at the House
of Shepher is her first published novel.