Stacey Halls’ debut novel took the literary world by storm exploring the fascinating tale of Fleetwood Shuttleworth who was the mistress of Gawthorpe Hall at the time of the Pendle Witch trials.
In her highly anticipated second novel, The Foundling, she explores families, secrets, class, equality, power and the meaning of motherhood. Stacey will be interviewed by Rachel Pollitt, Manager of Gawthorpe Hall.
Stacey Halls was born in 1989 and grew up in Rossendale, Lancashire, as the daughter of market traders. She studied journalism at the University of Central Lancashire and moved to London aged 21. She was media editor at the Bookseller and has written for publications including the Guardian, Stylist, Psychologies, The Independent, The Sun and Fabulous. The Foundling is her highly anticipated second novel.