Nicola White grew up in Dublin and New York and now lives on the Clyde coast. Previously she worked as a contemporary art curator in Glasgow and produced arts programmes for BBC radio and television.
Although In The Rosary Garden is Nicola’s first novel, her short stories have been published widely and broadcast on radio. Last year she was Leverhulme Writer in Residence at the University of Edinburgh and was the 2008 winner of the Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award.
Luminaries of the literary world have been effusive in their praise for the winning entry, with crime writing star Val McDermid calling it “mesmerising” and Denise Mina describing the book as being “as good as it gets.”
Nicola will be appearing in the following Bloody Scotland event: