Stephanie Lam is of Chinese-Mauritian and Sheffield-English heritage. She grew up in a multicultural suburb of west London and before moving to Brighton worked in Paris, Alicante and San Francisco.
She has written four novels and hundreds of short stories, some of which have been published by Paraxis, Spilling Ink and Ether Books. She loves reading out her work, and has appeared at the Brighton Fringe and Brighton Book Festivals performing her stories.
The Mysterious Affair at Castaway House is her debut novel, published on Penguin Books in 2014.