Antonia is a writer and editor based in north Essex/Cambridge. With a degree in Modern Languages from Bristol University, and a long-standing career as a book editor, she has a lifelong curiosity for language and words, and a growing fascination in the power of story – the way it shapes our lives and frames our experience.
Terra Electrica: Noora and The Ark is her first novel for children. Born of a fascination with ice and the way it has shaped human and animal life across the globe, it asks questions about knowledge and truth – about the responsibilities that come with scientific discovery and the importance of embracing the traditional wisdom held in our landscape and our communities. It considers how when the last iceberg melts, what we stand to lose may be greater than we realise, and how our hope for the future is in the hands of those who dare to step forward and fight.