About Orna Ross: In Brief

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Orna Ross is a historical novelist, poet, and founder-director of the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi). Enjoying book sales in 120+ countries worldwide, she and her work have won several awards including the Goethe Historical Fiction Grand Prize Award for fiction, Gold Literary Titan award for poetry, Indie Champion from the Romantic Novelists Association, The Writers' Digest's Top Websites for Writers, and The Bookseller's Top 100 people in publishing.

Born and raised in the south-east corner of Ireland, she now lives and works in London and St Leonard's-on-Sea, in the south-east corner of England. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, chi running, wall tennis, and sea swimming.

A long-married, CIS, white Irish woman, she loves all things non-binary and non-hierarchical, transgressive and transformative. Her pronouns are she/her.

Read about her poetry on Instagram, her fiction on Facebook, and find out more about her inspirations here.