Deborah Lawrenson is a British author, and journalist. In addition to The Lantern, Songs of Blue and Gold and The Art of Falling, Deborah has written three previous novels: The Moonbathers and the newspaper satires, Hot Gossip and Idol Chatter, all published by Heinemann. She has also contributed to The Booklovers’ Appreciation Society, a collection of short stories published by Orion. (Taken from her bibliography on her website.)

You can read her own views on The Lanternhere, or read her email to Carl over on Stainless Steel Droppings