Thank you to the first and best of readers – Megan Dunn, Brian Keaney, Anne Douglas and Nicola Williams.
For her generosity (of spirit and space), thank you, Anne McShane.
For his insightful research, thank you, Andrew St John.
Thank you to my fellow writers at Centerprise Literature Development Project, for their continued support and encouragement – Nathalie Abi-Ezzi, Steve Cook, Sarah Lerner, Eva Lewin, Anna Owen, Stef Pixner, Jacob Ross and Spike Warwick.
And thank you, Catherine Clarke, for her faith.