Lucie McKnight Hardy grew up in rural West Wales, the daughter of London immigrants. She grew up speaking Welsh and her education was in Welsh. She studied English at the University of Liverpool, studied creative writing with the OU, and has just completed the MA in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University.
"A coming of age story where the threat of violence shimmers like a heat haze." - Andrew Michael Hurley, The Loney ;"Something strong, vivid and disquieting grows tall from Folk Horror soil in this novel." - Aliya Whiteley, The Arrival of Missives