Agent: Isobel Dixon
Biography: Monique spent her childhood in Trinidad, Papua New Guinea and Australia. She worked as a journalist, and for The British Council, Amnesty International, and was the Centre Director for the Arvon Foundation. Monique has an MA in creative writing from Lancaster, and was a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Sussex and Chichester Universities. Monique's THE WHITE WOMAN ON THE GREEN BICYCLE was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2010. ARCHIPELAGO was awarded the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2013. HOUSE OF ASHES has been longlisted for the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2015.
"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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