Anna Vaught is a novelist, poet, essayist, reviewer and editor. She is also a secondary English teacher, tutor and mentor to young people, mental health campaigner, volunteer and mum to a large brood. Her books, for Patrician Press, are Killing Hapless Ally, a semi-autobiographical novel (2016) and novella, The Life of Almost (2018, published this autumn). For the same press she has co-edited the anthology My Europe (2018) and is editing Tempest, an anthology of writings about dystopias (2019). Anna’s novel Saving Lucia, about Violet Gibson, the Irish aristocrat who shot Mussolini, and Lucia Joyce, daughter of James Joyce, will be published by Bluemoose in 2020. Her fourth novel, The Revelations of Celia Masters, is currently out on submission. Anna contributes to, among others, Litro, Review31, Visual Verse, Losslit, Writers and Artists, TLC blog, Contemporary Small Press and The Shadow Booth: Vol. 2. Her poetry is published by Patrician and Emma presses.