Lucie McKnight Hardy grew up in West Wales, and is a Welsh speaker. Her debut novel, Water Shall Refuse Them, which she wrote as the portfolio for her MA at Manchester Metropolitan University, was shortlisted for the Mslexia Novel Competition 2017 and longlisted for the Caledonia Novel Award in 2018 and will be published by Dead Ink Books in July 2019. Her work has featured or is forthcoming in various places online and in print, including The Lonely Crowd, The Ghastling, Best British Short Stories 2019, The Shadow Booth and as a limited edition chapbook from Nightjar Press. 

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