Raffaella Barker, daughter of poet George Barker, is the author of nine novels (eight for adults and one for young adults), all of which have been widely acclaimed. She is a regular contributor to the Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph, Condé Nast Traveller and Country Life, and teaches on the Literature and Creative Writing BA at the University of East Anglia and the Guardian UEA Novel Writing Masterclass. Raffaella Barker lives by the sea in north Norfolk.
Her ninth novel, From a Distance, was published by Bloomsbury in spring 2014 and her eight previous novels are being reissued. You can listen to an extract of the audio edition of From a Distance here or buy your copy here.