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Vicky Morris is an award-winning poet and the founder of Hive Young Writers, an organisation for young writers in South Yorkshire. She received a 2014 Northern Writers Award, and won 1st prize for poetry in the 2020 Aurora Prize.
Monique Roffey's 7th novel, The Mermaid of Black Conch, was released in April 2020 to widespread acclaim. She was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2010, won the OCM BOCAS Award for Caribbean literature in 2013, and has been shortlisted for the Orion Award and the COSTA Fiction Award.