Pamela Johnson has published two previous novels Under Construction and Deep Blue Silence, plus short stories, poems, non-fiction and journalism. Taking In Water is her third novel and was supported by an Arts Council Writers’ Award.
For over 15 years she has devised and run writing workshops in a range of contexts – schools, community groups, U3A, residential courses for The Arvon Foundation – and is currently Associate Tutor on the MA in Creative & Life Writing, Goldsmiths, University of London.
She previously worked as an independent critic, curator and lecturer on contemporary visual art. Her essays, articles and reviews on contemporary visual art and craft have appeared in journals, broadsheets and gallery publications. She has curated national touring exhibitions and reviewed for Radio 4’s Kaleidoscope and Front Row.
She is working on her fourth novel and a collection of poems, and runs the literary website, Words Unlimited, which has an archive of her interviews with novelists and poets, among them, Andrea Levy, Evie Wyld, Ross Raisin, Louise Doughty and many more.
New e-book editions of her previous novels, Under Construction and Deep Blue Silence are forthcoming from Blue Door Press in 2017.