Author/Editor: Lesley Thomson


Lesley Thomson was born in 1958 and raised in Hammersmith, West London. She graduated from Brighton Polytechnic in 1981, and also has an MA in English Literature from the University of Sussex. Over the years she worked a number of memorable jobs in order to support her writing habit, and the industries included real estate, factory work, retail and car sales.  To date, she is the author of three books, and is currently working on her next novel. 

A resident of Lewes, East Sussex, her publications include the crime thriller Seven Miles From Sydney, and the crime-mystery novel A Kind of Vanishing. She is also co-author, with Sue Johnson, of Hold on to the Messy Times. A chapter from A Kind of Vanishing recently appeared in The Brighton Book anthology.

30 Jul 2010 Lesley Thomson wins the People's Book Prize

Spinifex Press congratulates Lesley Thomson for winning the 2009 People's Book Prize for her book A Kind of Vanishing. You can find out more about the prize at the People's Book Prize website.

09 Jun 2010 A Kind of Vanishing nominated for People's Book Prize

Lesley Thomson's book A Kind of Vanishing is a finalist for the People's Book Prize! We at Spinifex are crossing our fingers for her.

Voting for the prize is open, and if you fancy you can vote here.

Book Awards
A Kind of Vanishing: 2009 The People’s Book Prize for Fiction (US)

Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Kind of Vanishing, A

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