Naomi Krüger is currently the creative co-director of the North West Literary Salon, Stories at the Storey and various other literary and community projects. She has an MA and PhD from Lancaster University and, as well as writing fiction, researches fictional representations of cognitive impairment and the ethical and aesthetic questions they raise. She lectures in creative writing at the University of Central Lancashire. Her short stories have been widely published and her first novel manuscript (partly narrated by a character with dementia) was highly commended in the Yeovil Literary Prize 2014. Her debut novel, May, was published by Seren in March 2018.