Julia Bell is a writer and Senior Lecturer at Birkbeck College, London where she is Course Director of the Creative Writing MA and Project Director of the Writers Hub website. She is the author of three novels, the most recent of which is The Dark Light that was published in May 2015 by Macmillan. She was the co editor of the Creative Writing Coursebook, as well as three volumes of short stories most recently The Sea In Birmingham. She also takes photographs, writes poetry, short stories, occasional essays and journalism, and is the co-curator of spoken word night @InYerEarLondon.
You can find her at www.juliabell.net and on Twitter @juliabell
Photo credit: Peter Clark