Agent: Isobel Dixon
Biography: Monique Roffey is an award-winning Trinidadian-born writer. Her novel HOUSE OF ASHES, 2014, was shortlisted for the COSTA Fiction Award, 2014, as well as the OCM BOCAS Award 2015. ARCHIPELAGO won the OCM BOCAS Award for Caribbean Literature in 2013 and was shortlisted for the Orion Award 2014. In 2010, her novel THE WHITE WOMAN ON THE GREEN BICYCLE was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and the Encore Award. Her erotic memoir WITH THE KISSES OF HIS MOUTH was published to critical acclaim in 2011. She is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University and also a writer in residence at a school in London for First Story. Her novel THE TRYST is published in Summer 2017.
"Roffey is a masterful writer whose words are subsumed in the pictures they paint and the tales they spin." -- Publishers Weekly
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