Lucie is a multi-award-winning writer based in County Durham. Her memoir LIFE AFTER YOU was published in 2014 by Penguin Random House. Based on her award-winning blog WIFE AFTER DEATH (Blog North Awards 2013), it is a Sunday Times best seller and was a Richard and Judy Autumn Book Club pick 2015.
Her pilot TV script WIFE AFTER DEATH has just been announced as winner of the Best New Comedy Script in the All3Media New Voice Awards 2021 and is in development with Objective Fiction. She has recently been awarded Arts Council Project Grant funding for R & D on her debut theatre show, working title LATE CHECK OUT.
Her novel THE MOTHER was one of the final four in Mslexia’s Novel Competition 2020, and in 2018 she was awarded one of three Northern Writers’ Awards for Fiction for her novel-in-progress THE SONG OF ANNIE CHAPMAN.
Her short stories – T-SHIRT WEATHER and LATE NIGHT FINAL – were shortlisted in the Guardian Short Story competition and Soho House Magazine respectively. Lucie holds a PhD in Creative Writing from Newcastle University.