Daisy Johnson was born in 1990. Her debut short story collection, Fen, was the winner of the Edge Hill Prize. Her debut novel, Everything Under, has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. She was the winner of the AM Heath Prize and the Harper’s Bazaar short story prize. She has been longlisted for the Sunday Times Short Story Prize and the New Angle Prize. Daisy currently lives in Oxford.
Read: The Spring in Somesuch Stories
Review: Everything Under in Guardian
Follow on Twitter: @djdaisyjohnson
Resource: Dear Writer Girl by Leone Ross
Writing prompt: Start with an unexpected gift which arrives at the door on a warm summer’s day. Describe the gift. Then zoom out and see how this new arrival begins to impact the lives of your characters.