K. M. Lockwood is a writing name of Philippa R. Francis Once a primary school teacher, she became a graduate of the MA in Creative Writing at West Dean College in 2011. She enjoyed nurturing new adult writers in her role as Graduate Editorial Assistant, and is now available for writing workshops.
Her story The Selkies of Scoresby Nab has been short-listed for the Mslexia Children’s Novel Competition and long-listed for the Times Chicken House.
She was born in Yorkshire but now lives by the coast in Sussex. Her writing shows her deep fascination with British folklore and the sea. Her interests include reading, scuba diving and belly dancing, though not at the same time.