Lucy Ribchester lives in Edinburgh. She studied English at the University of St Andrews and Shakespearean Studies at Kings College London and Shakespeare's Globe.
In 2013 Lucy received a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award for fiction. Her short stories have been published in journals Valve, Dactyl, Prole, Vintage Script and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, and performed at literary nights Liars' League, Illicit Ink and Velvet Tongue.
Lucy is currently working with her Scottish Book Trust mentor Linda Cracknell on a small collection of short stories. Her first novel, The Hourglass Factory, will be published by Simon & Schuster in spring 2015.