Rue Baldry lives in Yorkshire, Great Britain. Her short stories have been published in journals such as Postbox, Ambit, Pif, The Nottingham Review, The Incubator, The Mighty Line, The First Line, Mslexia, The Honest Ulsterman and The Broken City, and shortlisted in the Reader Berlin and Odd Voice Out competitions. Her plays have had amateur performances and professional workshops. Her novels have come second in the Yeovil Prize, been shortlisted for the Flash 500 competition and longlisted for the Caledonian, Bridport and First Page prizes. She has a BA in English Literature from York University and an MA in Creative Writing from Leeds University. In 2015 she was a Jerwood/Arvon mentee and, in 2017, The Bridge Awards’ Emerging Writer.