Patricia Duncker was born in Kingston, Jamaica Her first novel, Hallucinating Foucault, won the Dillons First Fiction Award and the McKitterick Prize and has a quiet cult status. Later novels include James Miranda Barry,¬† The Deadly Space Between and Miss Webster and Ch√©rif. Patricia has published two collections of short stories, Monsieur Shoushana’s Lemon Trees and Seven Tales of Sex and Death.

Her story ‘Give Back My Book’ features in Light Transports.