Judy Leigh completed an MA in Professional Writing at Falmouth University in 2015, leaving her career of 20 years as an Advanced Skills teacher of Theatre Studies. She has had several stories published in magazines, including The Feminist Wire, The Purple Breakfast Review and You is for University. She has also worked as a music journalist and writes a monthly column in the Torbay Times.
She has trained as a Reiki healer, written a vegan recipe blog, and set up a series of Shakespeare Festivals to enable young people to perform the Bard's work on stage.
She now lives in the rural South West with her partner and three cats. When she is not writing, she enjoys travelling abroad and going to watch theatre and live music.
Judy has been signed up by HarperCollins' Avon imprint for two novels, the first of which, Evie Gallagher's Last Hurrah, will be published in Spring 2018.