Lulu Allison

Lulu Allison has been a visual artist for most of her life. She attended Central St Martin’s School of Art then spent a number of years travelling and living abroad. After a decade of wandering, she returned to the UK, where she had two children and focused on art. She completed a fine art MA and exhibited her lens-based work and site-specific installations in group and solo shows.

In 2013 what began as an art project took her into writing and she unexpectedly discovered what she should have been doing all along. Her first novel, Twice the Speed of Dark was published in November 2017 by Unbound. Her second novel, Salt Lick, will be published on September 16th 2021.

She lives in Brighton with her husband Pierre Halé. She teaches art via her company, Middle Distance Arts and is working on novel number three, a take on Thomas Mann’s Doctor Faustus. It is called Beast.

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