Lucie Brownlee is a writer, researcher and creative-writing tutor. She lives in County Durham with her daughter and embarrassingly disobedient dog, Brucie. Her memoir, Life After You, was published in 2014 by Virgin Books. Currently under development with Ecosse films, it is a Sunday Times bestseller and was a Richard and Judy Autumn Book Club pick.
Wife After Death, Lucie’s blog about losing her young husband Mark, won Best Personal Blog in the Blog North Awards 2013. Her short stories have been shortlisted in two international competitions and she has published many articles, including for the Independent and the Telegraph.
Lucie has recently completed her PhD in Creative Writing at Newcastle University. She is currently working on a writing commission with New Writing North and Durham Book Festival, based on the centenary of women’s suffrage.