Francesca Kay

Francesca Kay‘s first novel, An Equal Stillness, won the Orange Award for New Writers. Her second novel, Translation of the Bones, was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Kay lives in Oxford, England.


  • Evoking the work of Ian McEwan and John LeCarré, but in its own clear voiceThe Long Room is a gripping, sensitive page-turner, with a terrible absence at its heart.

    —Sean Michaels, author of US CONDUCTORS