About Orna Ross: In Brief

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Orna Ross is a historical novelist, poet, and founder of the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi). Enjoying book sales in 120+ countries worldwide, her work has won several awards and accolades, including The Bookseller 100 listing of the most influential 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, and cold-water swimming (or, as it was called where she grew up, swimming.)

A CIS white Irishwoman who loves all things transgressive and transformative, non-binary and non-hierarchical, her pronouns are she/her.

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