Portrait of Salley Vickers

Salley Vickers

Salley Vickers’ debut novel, Miss Garnet’s Angel was an international bestseller. Her fifth and latest novel is the acclaimed Dancing Backwards (2009) and her first collection of short stories, Aphrodite’s Hat will be published in December 2010.

Salley Vickers has worked as a dancer, an artist’s model, a university teacher of literature and a psychoanalyst. Her debut novel Miss Garnet’s Angel became a publishing phenomenon and international bestseller.

Her much loved works include Instances of the Number 3, Mr Golightly’s Holiday and The Other Side of You. Her fifth novel Dancing Backwards was published by 4th estate in 2009 and is delivered with the all the panache and elegance her readers have come to expect from her. Her first collection of short stories, Aphrodite’s Hat will be published in December 2010. Salley currently lives in London.