Naomi Booth is an award-winning writer and academic who lives and works in York. Her first work of fiction, The Lost Art of Sinking, was selected for New Writing North’s Read Regional campaign and won the Saboteur Award for Best Novella 2016. Her debut novel, Sealed(Dead Ink Books, 2017) is described by The Guardian as “an accomplished, slow-burning meditation on motherhood, pregnancy and love.” Her story “Cluster” was longlisted for the Sunday Times Short Story Award 2018.
She is currently working on a new novel, Exit Management, and an academic study of swooning. She is Subject Director of Creative Writing at York St John University.