Naomi Ishiguro graduated from the MFA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia in 2018. She is a former bookseller and bibliotherapist at Mr B.'s Emporium in Bath and lives in London. Escape Routes, her debut collection of short stories, was published in 2020 by Tinder Press. Common Ground, her debut novel, was published in 2021, also by Tinder Press. Photo credit: Rosie Powell.