Joanna's first novel PRECOCIOUS won the inaugural Bath Novel Award in 2014 and was subsequently published by Ebury. Her second novel, HUSH LITTLE BABY, was published in 2017. Since January 2017 Joanna has been leading the So:Write Women groups in Southampton. She is a qualified counsellor and also facilitates workshops on 'writing for wellbeing'.
When she's not reading or writing, Joanna enjoys walking, camping and music festivals. She lives in Farnham with her young son and ageing cat, and is working on her third novel.