Julia Forster works in publishing, currently for Literature Wales where she sits on the bursary panel helping to award bursaries to both established and emerging authors. She was previously at the literary magazine New Welsh Review where she coordinated the 2015 New Welsh Writing Awards for non-fiction writing. In 2011, she received a Buying Time bursary which supported her while she started writing the novel. She is a member of PEN England and Wales PEN Cymru. Julia lives in Machynlleth, Wales, with her partner and their two young children. WHAT A WAY TO GO is her debut novel.