Settled in Dorset since 2006, Gail Aldwin has lived in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Spain. Her work includes a collection of short fiction Paisley Shirt which was longlisted in the Saboteur Awards 2018 and adversaries/comrades a poetry pamphlet published by Wordsmith_HQ in 2019. As chair of the Dorset Writers' Network, Gail works with the steering group to inspire writers and connect creative communities. She supports undergraduates on the Creative Writing BA (Hons) at Art University Bournemouth as a visiting tutor.
'An intimate portrayal of family, love and loss, and one that gives a glimpse into how crisis might shape each of us' Elizabeth Reeder, author of 'Ramshackle'; 'An insightful, engaging novel, 'The String Games' breaks the reader's heart and leaves them turning the pages ever more quickly to get to the truth of what really happened.' Sara Gethin, author of 'Not Thomas'