SJI HOLLIDAY grew up in Haddington, East Lothian. She spent many years working in her family’s newsagent and pub before going off to study microbiology and statistics at university.
She has worked as a statistician in the pharmaceutical industry for over sixteen years, but it was on a six-month round-the- world-trip that she took with her husband ten years ago that she rediscovered her passion for writing.
The first novel in her acclaimed Banktoun trilogy (the fictional setting may or may not be based on her home town…) Black Wood was published in 2015, followed by Willow Walk in June 2016.
Her new novel, The Damsel Fly, has been published this year to rave reviews. Susi is a member of The Slice Girls, the all-female crime-writing singing sensations.
Friday 4 August | 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm | Print Point
Americana: Steve Cavanagh and Mason Cross (interviewed by SJI Holliday)