Emily Barr

Emily Barr’s YA debut, The One Memory of Flora Banks, was published in January 2017 by Penguin with rights sold in 26 countries. She is an award-winning novelist and a former Guardian journalist, the author of 12 psychological thrillers including Backpack and The Sleeper. Her second YA novel, set in Rio, will be published in January 2018. Emily has taught and mentored for the Arvon Foundation and Falmouth University, and gives writing workshops at festivals around the UK. She lives in Cornwall with her partner and their children.