C.J. Flood grew up in Derbyshire. She completed the MA in Creative Writing at UEA in 2010 and was awarded the Curtis Brown Prize. Her YA novel Infinite Sky is a brilliant debut – a tragic summer love story between the eldest son of a traveller family who come to camp on the edge of Silverweed Farm, and Iris, who lives there with her father and brother. Simon and Schuster UK published in 2013.