About the Author
TESSA HADLEY is the author of six highly praised novels, Accidents in the Home, which was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, Everything Will Be Alright, The Master Bedroom, The London Train, Clever Girl and The Past and three collections of stories, Sunstroke, Married Love and Bad Dreams and Other Stories. After thirty years in Cardiff, Wales, she now lives in London and is Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. Her stories appear regularly in The New Yorker and other magazines. In 2016 she won the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize for fiction.