Mary Paulson-Ellis’ debut novel, The Other Mrs Walker was a Times bestseller and a Waterstones Scottish Book of the Month. Her second, The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing will be published in 2018. Mary has an MLitt in Creative Writing from Glasgow University, where, on graduating, she was awarded the inaugural Curtis Brown Prize for Fiction. She is a Brownsbank and a Hawthornden Fellow and winner of the Literature Works First Page Prize. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, the Scotsman and the Herald. Mary likes to write about the ‘murderous’ side of family life.