Keggie Carew has lived in London, West Cork, Barcelona, Texas and New Zealand. Before writing, her career was in contemporary art. She worked as a mixed-media artist with exhibitions in Ireland, New Zealand and the UK. More recently, she’s studied English Literature at Goldsmiths, run an alternative art space called JAGO and opened an occasional pop-up shop on Redchurch Street, in the East End, called theworldthewayiwantit. She lives near Salisbury.