Lauren St John

Lauren is a journalist, a hugely successful children’s writer and the author of a number of acclaimed sports and music biographies. Her  memoir of growing up on a farm during the civil war in Zimbabwe in the 1970s and 80s, Rainbow’s End  ( Hamish Hamilton 2007; paperback rights to Orion 2012) was rapturously received: ‘astonishingly evocative and wonderfully well-written; a fine book’ – Justin Cartwright, Daily Mail. Her first novel for adults, a psychological thriller called The Obituary Writer, is published by Orion.