by Kelley Eskridge

Nicola Griffith

Nicola Griffith is a native of Yorkshire, England, where she earned her beer money teaching women's self-defense, fronting a band, and arm-wrestling in bars, before discovering writing and moving to the US. Her novels are Ammonite (1993), Slow River (1995),The Blue Place, (1998), Stay (2002), and Always (2007). Her latest book is a multi-media memoir, And Now We Are Going to Have a Party: Liner Notes to a Writer's Early Life.  Nicola lives with her partner, writer Kelley Eskridge, in Seattle where she runs Sterling Editing, helps develop websites, and takes enormous delight in everything.