Laura Barton was born in Lancashire in 1977. She has been a journalist and feature writer at the Guardian since 2000. Her writing has also appeared in numerous publications and media, including Q, the Word, Intelligent Life and Radio 4. Her debut novel, Twenty-One Locks, a story of a young small-town girl facing the biggest decision of her life, was published in 2010. Laura now lives in London.
Twenty-One Locks (Quercus, 2010)
Agent Name: Peter Straus