Fay Weldon is a well-known novelist, playwright, critic and scriptwriter. Her first novel, A Fat Woman's Joke, was published in 1967 and she has written 37 novels since, including the widely acclaimed and best-selling The Life and Loves of a She-Devil, which has been adapted for screen, television and radio. She has also written seven collections of short stories and several works of non-fiction, including her autobiography Auto Da Fay and Letters to Alice: On First Reading Jane Austen. Appointed a CBE in 2001, she has been a Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University since 2012.
For more information about Fay and her work, visit her website: www.fayweldon.co.uk.