Christie Watson trained as a nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital and worked for over ten years as a children's nurse before writing. She has a Masters of Arts in Creative Writing at University of East Anglia, and is a winner of the Malcolm Bradbury Bursary. Christie lives in South London with her Nigerian Muslim partner, and their large dual heritage, multi-faith family. She reads widely and she writes every day, even on Christmas.
Tiny Sunbirds Far Away is a moving coming-of-age novel set in the Niger Delta. Read more.
Interview with the BBC here.