Lorraine Wilson is the author of Mother Sea, publishing with Fairlight Books in May 2023.
Lorraine is an ex-conservation scientist who writes fiction influenced by folklore and the wilderness. With a third-culture heritage, she is drawn to themes of family, belonging and the legacy of trauma. Her debut novel This Is Our Undoing (2021) was shortlisted for the Kavya Prize and for the British Fantasy Society’s Best Newcomer and Best Fantasy Novel awards, and longlisted for the British Science Fiction Association’s Best Novel award. Her second novel The Way the Light Bends was published in 2022. She won a British Fantasy Award for her short story ‘Bathymetry’ in 2022. Lorraine currently lives on the east coast of Scotland with her family.