Rachel Knightley’s plays have been commissioned and performed by the National Trust, Endpaper and HENs Theatre Company. Her short story, Before I Walked Away, is published this month in Uncertainties vol.3 (Swan River Press). She had two prize-winning short stories published before beginning her PhD in Creative Writing and is finishing her first novel in 2019. She began writing editorial reports for Transworld Publishers and worked as a copywriter and subeditor for Telegraph Media Group and HarveyNichols.com before making the break to full-time freelancer in 2007. She is a featured blogger for Bloomsbury Publishing’s Writers & Artists website, reviews film and theatre and teaches Creative Writing, Speech and Drama.