Born in Wales, Gee Williams now lives in Chester. After working for the BBC for some years, she is now a full-time writer. She has published two collections of short stories, one of which, Blood etc., was shortlisted for the 2009 Welsh Book of the Year. Gee's first novel, Salvage, was originally published in 2007 by Alcemi Press, and is now reissued by Granta. It was shortlisted for the James Tait Black Award in 2008. She is now at work on her next novel, which is set partly in Oxford, partly in Wales. Her latest short story collection, A Girl’s Arm, is published by Salt in 2012.