The Author

‘Becoming a writer knocked a good deal of nonsense out of my system but there is always a residuum.’

Elizabeth Bowen

Julia Parry was born in London in 1964 and grew up in Africa – in Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Ghana. Her childhood profoundly shaped her worldview and gave her an enduring love of travel. 

She has a degree in English from St Andrews University, and a PGCE (Postgraduate Certification in Education) from Oxford University. 

For more than twenty five years, she has worked as a secondary school English teacher, both in the U.K. and overseas. She has also worked as a documentary photographer and as a freelance writer. She splits her time between London and Madrid.

Her agent is Caroline Hardman at Hardman and Swainson Literary Agency.

Book launch interview with Julia Parry. To watch, click here.

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