Alison MacLeod was raised in Canada and has lived in England since 1987. She is Professor of Contemporary Fiction at Chichester University and lives in Brighton.
She is the author of three novels: The Changeling
(1996); The Wave Theory of Angels
(2006); and Unexploded
(2013), longlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize.
She has also written a collection of stories, Fifteen Modern Tales of Attraction.