Elizabeth Day, Author and Journalist

Elizabeth Day is an award-winning journalist and author. She is currently a feature writer at the Observer where she has a wide-ranging brief to work across the paper, writing interviews, reportage and comment.

She has written three novels: Scissors, Paper, Stone, Home Fires and Paradise City. Her acclaimed debut won a Betty Trask Award and Home Fires was an Observer book of the year. Her new novel, Paradise City, is out in May and available for pre-order here.

"Her writing is both delicate and direct" - Elizabeth Jane Howard


Author photograph (c) Jenny Smith Photography


Paradise City, Elizabeth Day's third novel, is out now. A state-of-the-nation book described by William Boyd as "audacious, funny and shrewdly telling," you can order your copy here.