Su Bristow is a consultant medical herbalist by day.
She's the author of
two books on herbal medicine: The Herbal Medicine Chest and The Herb
Handbook; and two on relationship skills: The Courage to Love and
Falling in Love, Staying in Love, co-written with psychotherapist,
Her published fiction includes 'Troll Steps' (in the
anthology, Barcelona to Bihar), and 'Changes' which came second in the
2010 CreativeWritingMatters flash fiction competition.
Her first novel,
Sealskin, is set in the Hebrides, and it's a reworking of the Scottish
and Nordic legend of the selkies, or seals who can turn into people. It
won the Exeter Novel Prize 2013, and was shortlisted for the Paul Torday
Memorial Prize in 2019.