Heidi James’ novel Wounding was published by Bluemoose Books in April, 2014. Her novella The Mesmerist’s Daughter (published by Neon Press 2015) won the Saboteur Award for Best Novella 2015. She was a finalist for the Cinnamon Poetry Collection Prize. Her novel Carbon, was published by Blatt in October 09 and is published in Spanish by El Tercer Nombre. Carbon is currently being made into a film by British film company, Institute for Eyes. Her most recent collaboration with Gwyneth Herbert, The Sea Cabinet, attracted outstanding reviews from The Guardian, Vogue and The FT, among others. Her essays, poetry and short stories have appeared in various publications and anthologies including Dazed and Confused, Next Level, Flux, Brand, Mslexia, Another Magazine, Undercurrent, 3:AM London, New York, Paris, Dreams That Money Can Buy, Neon, Pulp.net etc. She has an MA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English Literature.
I interviewed Heidi at the Victoria and Albert Museum in July 2015 and found the words on the wall delightful – see if you can make them out.