Biography: Trezza Azzopardi was born and grew up in Cardiff. She has an MA in Film Studies from The University of Derby, and in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, where she now teaches.
Trezza has written four novels: her first, THE HIDING PLACE, won the 2001 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize; REMEMBER ME (2004) and WINTERTON BLUE (2007), were both listed for the Wales Book of the Year. Her latest novel, THE SONG HOUSE, was serialised on BBC Radio 4. Her novella THE TIP OF MY TONGUE, based on one of the tales from The Mabinogion, was published in October 2013.
She also writes short stories, which have been widely anthologized, essays, and occasional pieces for radio. Her work has been translated into twenty languages.
She lives in Norwich.