6Cd5647190F1 Nicola Monaghan

Nicola Monaghan

Nicola Monaghan won a Betty Trask Award, the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award and the Waverton Good Read for her first novel, The Killing Jar.

About Nicola

Nicola's latest book is The Troll: The Girl who was eaten by stories, and is the second in a trilogy. 

She also wrote The Night Lingers and other stories, Starfishing and The Okinawa Dragon and has been published widely in newspapers, magazines and anthologies. 

She writes for screen too and is working on her first feature, #CLOSE. Actors Brendan Coyle, Jody Latham and Steven Arnold are already attached to this project. 

She teaches Creative Writing at De Montfort University, as well as online at, and also write thrillers with a supernatural twist as Niki Valentine. 

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