Stacey Halls was born in 1989 and grew up in Rawtenstall, Lancashire. She studied journalism at the University of Central Lancashire before moving to London aged 21. She has worked as a journalist at The Bookseller and Fabulous magazine, and has written for publications including Stylist, Psychologies and The Independent.
The Familiars is her first novel and was published by Bonnier in February 2019. It immediately charted on The Sunday Times bestseller list and remained there for eleven weeks, making it the bestselling UK debut of 2019. The Familiars has now sold in ten other countries.
Stacey Halls is represented by Juliet Mushens at Caskie Mushens Ltd.