About Clare Weze

Clare Weze is a biologist currently dividing her time between editing scientific publications and writing fiction. In 2012 her book The House of Ash was shortlisted for the Commonword Children’s Diversity Writing Prize: http://www.cultureword.org.uk/commonword-childrens-diversity-writing-prize-award-winner-2012-is-gaylene-gould. She has worked in the fields of biomedical and ecological research, and has published several scientific papers. Her literary influences include David Almond, Philip Pullman and Peter Hoeg, and she lives in North Yorkshire, UK, with her husband and two young children. In 2010, Clare Weze collaborated with friends to self-publish a collection of short stories and poems designed to raise money for two children’s charities: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cloudscapes-over-Lune-Stories-Valley-ebook/dp/B004KSQWPA

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