Sophie Duffy is a novelist, teacher, mentor and blogger. Her first novel, The Generation Game, won the Yeovil Literary Prize and the Luke Bitmead Writers Bursary. Her second novel, This Holey Life, was runner-up of the Harry Bowling Prize. Both are published by Legend Press. She has had several short stories published in journals and anthologies. She also has an MA in Creative Writing, is part of CreativeWritingMatters, and is the proud owner of a Tufty Club badge. She lives with her husband, three teenagers and two Tibetan Terriers at the seaside in Teignmouth.