CATRIONA WARD was born in Washington, DC and grew up in the United States, Kenya, Madagascar, Yemen, and Morocco. She read English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford and is a graduate of the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) at the University of East Anglia. Her latest gothic thriller The Last House on Needless Street is published by Viper (UK) and Tor Nightfire (US). Ward’s second novel Little Eve won the 2019 Shirley Jackson Award, the August Derleth Prize at the British Fantasy Awards and was a Guardian best book of 2018. Her debut Rawblood also won the 2016 August Derleth, making her the only woman to have won the prize twice. She lives in London and Devon.