Clare Furniss

Clare Furniss by Lou Abercrombie for webClare studied at Cambridge and worked for several years in political media relations. She now lives in Bath with her husband and three children and is completing an MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University. ‘Her debut novel, The Year of The Rat, was a Radio 2 Book Club pick, and was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award, longlisted for the Carnegie Medal, and won the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award. Her second novel, How Not To Disappear, was published by Simon and Schuster in 2016.