Francesca Haig grew up in Tasmania, gained her PhD from the University of Melbourne, and was a senior lecturer at the University of Chester. Her poetry has been published in literary journals and anthologies in both Australia and England, and her first collection of poetry, BODIES OF WATER, was published in 2006. In 2010 she was awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship. She lives in London with her husband and son.

Francesca’s post-apocalyptic Fire Sermon trilogy is published in more than 20 languages. The first novel, THE FIRE SERMON, was published in 2015, followed by THE MAP OF BONES in 2016. The series concludes with THE FOREVER SHIP (June 2017).

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