Francesca Haig grew up in Tasmania, gained her PhD from the University of Melbourne, and was a senior lecturer at the University of Chester. Her poetry has been published in literary journals and anthologies in both Australia and England, and her first collection of poetry, BODIES OF WATER, was published in 2006. In 2010 she was awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship. THE FIRE SERMON, her first novel, was published in 2015. She lives in London with her husband and son.
PRAISE FOR THE FIRE SERMON TRILOGY: `You have got to read these books, they are storytelling at its absolute finest' Starburst Magazine `A high tension tale of mistrust and dependency, injustice and optimism, told with poetic intensity' Daily Mail `This book is a thought-provoking whirlwind of a story, with a fab lead character, grisly politics and brave adventure. I loved it!' Jessie Burton, award-winning author of THE MINIATURIST