Libby Page previously worked in marketing, moonlighting as a writer. She graduated from The London College of Fashion with a BA in Fashion Journalism before going on to work as a journalist at the Guardian.
Libby has been a leading campaigner for fairer internships and has spoken on TV and in parliament in support of fair pay for interns. Libby has been writing from an early age and when she was 16 she wrote an illustrated book called Love Pink to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.
The Lido is her first novel. It was pre-empted within 24 hours of submission for six figures in the UK and pre-empted for six figures in the US. It was published by Orion UK in April 2018 and Simon & Schuster US in July 2018, and will be published in over 23 territories around the world. The Lido entered the Sunday Times Bestseller list after just three days on sale and remained there for 5 consecutive weeks, peaking at number 4. Her second novel will be published by Orion UK in 2020.
After writing, her second passion is outdoor swimming. Libby lives in London where she enjoys finding new swimming spots and pockets of community within the city.
Libby Page is represented by Robert Caskie at Caskie Mushens Ltd.