Lesley Glaister is the author of twelve acclaimed novels for adults and she has recently started writing for Young Adults.
Lesley's adult novels include, Honour Thy Father (which won both a Somerset Maugham and a Betty Trask Award); Limestone and Clay (which won Yorkshire Post's Author of the Year Award); Easy Peasy (which was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction prize); Nina Todd has Gone and, most recently, Chosen.
She has written drama for Radio 4 and her first stage play was performed at the Crucible Studio Theatre in 2004. Lesley has also had numerous short stories anthologised and broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and has edited a book of women's short stories.
Lesley is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has taught creative writing at Masters level at several universities including Sheffield Hallam, and is currently at St Andrews. She lives in Edinburgh - with frequent sorties to Orkney - with her husband and dog.