Colette Coen is from Glasgow where she still lives with her husband and three kids. She graduated in 1989 from Glasgow University with an Honours Degree in English Literature and worked as a librarian and lecturer before giving it all up to work in a supermarket and concentrate on writing. She has been published widely in print and online, won the Eileen Gilmour Creative Writing Competition in 2009 and 2012 and was short-listed for the 2012 Scottish Book Trust New Writer Award. In 2010 she completed a Novel Writing Course with the Faber Academy and has recently finished her first novel All the Places I’ve Ever Been. She still receives great support from fellow Faber Academy writers and others at the G2 Writers’ Group.