Heidi James is a writer and academic.
Her latest novel Wounding (2014) was published to wide acclaim and was on several ‘favourite books of 2014’ lists. Recommended by Byte the Book as ‘a beautiful, brutal novel.’
She was a finalist for the Cinnamon Poetry Collection Prize.
Her novella The Mesmerist’s Daughter (published by Apis Books), launched in July 2007 and was re-released by Neon Press in April 2015, won the Saboteur Award.
Her novel Carbon was published by Blatt in October 09 and is published in Spanish by El Tercer Nombre. Carbon is currently being made into a film by British film company, Institute for Eyes.
Her most recent collaboration with Gwyneth Herbert, The Sea Cabinet, attracted outstanding reviews from The Guardian, Vogue and The FT, among others.
Her essays, poetry and short stories have appeared in various publications and anthologies including Dazed and Confused, Next Level, Flux, Brand, Mslexia, Another Magazine, Undercurrent, 3:AM London, New York, Paris, Dreams That Money Can Buy, Neon, Pulp.net etc.
She has an MA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English Literature.
She currently lives in South London.