Louise Beech has always been haunted by the sea. She regularly writes travel pieces for the Hull Daily Mail, where she was a columnist for ten years. Her short fiction has won the Glass Woman Prize, the Eric Hoffer Award for Prose, and the Aesthetica Creative Works competition, as well as shortlisting for the Bridport Prize twice and being published in a variety of UK magazines. Louise lives with her husband and children on the outskirts of Hull the UKs 2017 City of Culture and loves her job as a Front of House Usher at Hull Truck Theatre, where her first play was performed in 2012. She was also part of the Mums Army on Lizzie and Carls BBC Radio Humberside Breakfast Show for three years.
Louise Beech recommends
Julep Street (2017)
"Julep Street is gentle yet brutal, sharply funny, and full of gorgeous light and shade."
The Winter's Child (2017)
"A beautiful, rich, haunting and addictive masterpiece… I'll never forget it."
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