Author Clara Barley grew up in Thurlby, near Bourne and is now based in West Yorkshire. She has worked full-time in the heritage sector at several national and regional museums since leaving university, and later completed a master's degree.
Clara has written both non-fiction and fiction for publication, as well as for exhibitions, performances, online content and films.
Her work won the Royal Historical Society's national prize for public history in 2015. Her debut novel, 'The Moss House' was selected for New Writing North's 'Read Regional' campaign 2021.