Meet our authors

Karen Kao
Karen Kao is a published poet and short story writer. Linen Press published her debut novel, The Dancing Girl and the Turtle in 2017. read more →
Avril Joy
Avril Joy is an award-winning short story writer, novelist and occasional poet. read more →
Wendy Waters
Wendy Waters is an award winning author, composer, lyricist and librettist. read more →
Lindsay Parnell
Lindsay Parnell was born on a marine base in Jacksonville and grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia. Linen Press will publish her debut novel, Dogwood, in March 2015. read more →
Maureen Freely
Maureen Freely is a renowned novelist, translator and activist. She was born in the US but grew up in Turkey. read more →
Lynn Michell
Lynn Michell has published 13 books including an illustrated writing scheme for schools, a book about ME, and two books published by The Women’s Press. read more →
Vicki Jarrett
I can’t remember a time I wasn’t scribbling down random lines, but I do remember the first time I completed a story. read more →
Susie Nott-Bower
Writing is magic. Like all creative acts, it has the potential to transform both the writer and the reader. read more →
Sophie Radice
I have made my living as a writer since my son was born and I moved to France, to a battered old millhouse to the north of Paris. read more →
Kerry McPhail
Kerry McPhail adores writing and is often found in the cafés of her native Portsmouth avidly typing on her laptop. Her first book was published by Linen Press. read more →
Hema Macherla
Indian writer Hema Macherla is a born story teller. Her debut novel, Breeze From The River Manjeera, has won a swathe of awards. read more →
Olukemi Amala
UK-born, Nigerian writer Olukemi Amala lives in Scotland. She defines herself as a critical thinker and writer who occupies a space on the margins of life. read more →
Juliet Bates
Juliet Bates is both writer and artist. Her debut novel, The Missing, was short-listed for the Paris Prize for Fiction. She lives in France. read more →
Stephanie Taylor
Stephanie Taylor is an award-winning writer and artist who draws on her multi-media talents in her richly visual debut novel, The Device, The Devil & Me. read more →
Marjorie Wilson
Marjorie Wilson’s lyrical memoir about Edinburgh at the turn of the century, Childhood’s Hill, was the first publication from Linen Press. read more →