Half-English and half-French, Michèle Roberts was born in 1949. She is the author of ten highly praised novels which include A Piece of the Night (1978), Daughters of the House (1992), shortlisted for Booker Prize and winner of the WH Smith Literary Award 1993, Flesh & Blood (1994), and The Looking Glass (2000). She has also published a collection of short stories, During Mother’s Absence (1993), three books of poetry including All the Selves I Was: Selected Poems 1986-1994 (1995), a book of essays, On Food, Sex and God: On Inspiration and Writing (1998) and co-authored four volumes of short stories.
Michele is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia.
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