Roopa Farooki is a junior doctor working for the NHS in London and Kent. She has four children (twin girls and two boys).
Roopa is also the award-winning author of six literary novels for adults that have been published in over twenty countries, and has been listed for the Women's Prize for Fiction three times. She received an Arts Council Award and Author's Foundation Prize for work that increases understanding between cultures. She lectures in creative writing at the University of Oxford, is a Royal Literary Fund Fellow and is the Ambassador for the Family for the relationship charity, Relate.
Roopa's new middle grade series for Oxford Univeristy Press, The Double Detectives Medical Mysteries, featuring Ali and Tulip #SuperSmartBraveBrownGirls as heroes, will launch in January 2020 with The Cure for Crime.
She says that doctors, detectives and writers have something in common, they all like to solve mysteries, and work out what makes people tick.
Twitter - @RoopaFarooki
Represented by: Catherine Pellegrino
The Cure for Crime (Oxford University Press, 2014)
The Good Children (Headline, 2014)
The Flying Man (Headline, 2012)
Half Life (Macmillan, 2010)
The Way Things Look To Me (Macmillan, 2009)
Corner Shop (Macmillan, 2008)