Stacey Halls was born in 1989 and grew up in Rawtenstall, Lancashire. She studied journalism at the University of Central Lancashire before moving to London, aged 21. She was media editor at The Bookseller and Books Editor at Stylist. She has written for publications including Psychologies and The Independent, and currently works as Deputy Chief Sub-Editor at Fabulous magazine.
The Familiars was her first novel and was published by Bonnier in February 2019. It immediately charted on The Sunday Times bestseller list and remained there for eleven weeks, making it the bestselling UK debut of 2019. The Foundling is her second novel.
You can find Stacey on Twitter @stacey_halls
'The Familiars' to 'The Foundling': women, power, and class
Saturday, 21st March 11.00 - 12.00
Novelist Stacey Halls is in conversation with Historical Writers Association President Imogen Robertson exploring themes of women's voices and their place in society in Tracey's two books: her bestselling debut novel The Familiars, set in 1612, and her newly-released second book, The Foundling, set in Georgian London's Foundling Hospital.