Alice Jolly is the author of A Saint in Swindon, which will be published by Fairlight Books in April 2020.
Alice is an established author and educator in creative writing at Oxford University. Her most recent novel Mary Ann Sate, Imbecile was published in 2018 by Unbound. It was runner up for the Rathbones Folio Prize, was on the longlist for the Ondaatje Prize and was also selected as a Walter Scott Prize recommended novel. Alice has also won the Pen Ackerley Prize for her memoir and the V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize for one of her short stories.