Lia Louis is a 30-year-old Mum of one, plus baby twins. She currently writes a blog for Bloomsbury's Writers & Artists website and was the 2015 winner of ELLE magazine's annual writing competition. Her debut novel Somewhere Close to Happy, was bought in the UK by Orion and is being published in June 2019. It was also pre-empted in Italy and sold at auction in Spain.
Her second novel, Dear Emmie Blue, took the rights world by storm and quickly sold in a total of 10 territories apart from the UK, including the US, Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands, Spain, Norway, Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, and Croatia. It will be published by Trapeze in the UK in 2020.
Lia Louis is represented by Juliet Mushens at Caskie Mushens Ltd.