A. J. Round

About A. J.

A. J. Round was born in Belfast but grew up in Glasgow. She read English at Oxford University and lectured at King’s College, London for nine years. She has won prizes for poetry and short stories, including the 2002 Sid Chaplin Short Story Competition, and studied screenwriting at the London College of Printing.

She is currently working on her second novel, and plans for future works include a dark story of betrayal set in New Zealand, a political thriller based in Northern Ireland in the early ‘70s, and a novel about love, faith and obsession amid the chaos of contemporary London.

She lives with her partner, who is also a writer, and their two Russian Blue cats. When not writing she enjoys music, reading, road running and snowboarding.


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