Salley Vickers is a former university teacher of Literature and a psychoanalyst. She now writes full-time and is the author of many acclaimed novels, including the word-of-mouth bestseller, Miss Garnet’s Angel, Mr Golightly’s Holiday, The Cleaner of Chartres and the Sunday Times bestseller, The Librarian.
Salley has been a judge of the Mann Booker Prize and has reviewed for the Guardian, the Observer, The Times, The Independent and The Literary Review. She lectures widely on the connections between literature, psychology, art and religion, and was for many years a trustee of Cumberland Lodge.
Salley currently divides her time between London and Wiltshire. She is also a former trustee of Cumberland Lodge.