S.E. Craythorne is a graduate of the Creative Writing MA at the University of East Anglia. Her poetry and prose have been published in various literary journals. In 2013, an extract from How You See Me was shortlisted for the Writer’s Retreat Competition and longlisted for Mslexia’s Women’s Novel Competition. Craythorne was brought up in rural Norfolk and is now based in Norwich. She has also lived in Manchester and Hong Kong and has worked as a bookseller, journalist, artist’s model, English teacher and librarian.