Angela is a best-selling novelist and a screenwriter.
Angela is the author of the crime thrillers On My Life (Hachette, 2019), Trust Me (HarperCollins, 2017), Watch Me (HarperCollins, 2016), and Follow Me (HarperCollins, 2015). She also wrote the humorous memoir Confessions of a Fashionista (Penguin Random House, 2013). Follow Me was named Amazon’s Rising Star Debut January 2016, long listed for the Crime Writer’s Association Dagger in the Library 2016, and short listed for the Dead Good Page Turner Award 2016.
For audio, Angela is one of ten writers commissioned for the new BBC Sounds’ Malory Towers Podcast (King Bert Productions, 2021).
For screen, Angela was one of five writers commissioned for series five of BBC Three’s The Break (BBC Studios, 2021). She wrote and performed a comedy short about having an invisible disability for BBC Ouch’s Tales of The Misunderstood (BBC Edinburgh Festival Stage / BBC iPlayer, 2017). She is currently one of thirteen writers who were invited to join the BBC Writersroom Writers’ Access Group 2020/2021.
For stage, she contributed a comedy sketch for the Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show (The Pleasance, Edinburgh Festival, 2016). Angela wrote a one-hour dramedy The Legacy (The Hope Theatre, London, 2015), which the Mail Online described as: 'witty, insightful and powerful - ★★★★★’. West End Wilma called it: 'a fantastic debut - ★★★★'. And London Theatre said: 'a memorable play that signposts a bright new talent - ★★★★'.
An experienced and entertaining speaker, Angela has appeared on CBS Reality’s real life crime series Written in Blood, and The Guilty Feminist Podcast (on tour at Warwick Arts Centre). She hosted Tales From Your Life (BBC 3 Counties, 2017), the Three Books show (Womens’ Radio Station, 2019), and Outspoken (Radio Verulam, 2015). And has appeared regularly as a panel guest on BBC 3 Counties, BBC Radio 4, and the BBC World Service, among others. Angela has given talks and masterclasses for many, including City University’s Crime Writing MA, Noirwich Crime Writing Festival, Camp Bestival, Panic! (in partnership with Create, the Barbican, Goldsmiths University and The Guardian), Meet a Mentor (in partnership with the Royal Society of Arts), Northwich Lit Fest, St Albans Lit Fest, BeaconLit, London College of Fashion, and at HM Prisons.
A sufferer of Hypermobility Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (hEDS), Angela is passionate about bringing marginalised voices into the industry.
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On My Life (Hodder, 2019)
Trust Me (Avon, 2018)
Watch Me (Avon, 2017)
Follow Me (Avon, 2015)
Confessions of a Fashionista (Ebury, 2013)