Loraine Fergusson gained an MA in Creative Writing with Distinction at Oxford Brookes University in 2016 as well as winning the Blackwell’s Prize, which is awarded to the best student on the course.
Her writing has also been shortlisted for the Orwell Society Dystopian Short Story Competition and Flash500’s Novel Opening Chapter & Synopsis Competition.
Loraine is the editor of the historical blog With Love from Graz, featuring love letters between her parents separated by war, which has been featured on BBC Radio Wales, Radio 2 and the BBC4 programme A Very British Romance with Lucy Worsley.
She was highly commended for the Caledonia Novel Award in 2018 with A Dangerous Act of Kindness, which will be published in March 2019.
She lives in rural Oxfordshire, where her first novel is set.