Tanya Shadrick at Pells Pool

The Selkie Press was founded in 2018 by Tanya Shadrick, a sought-after artist in residence who encourages connection and creativity in those who encounter her. Tanya has been a visiting writer in many extraordinary places, including England’s oldest outdoor pool, Virginia Woolf’s garden at Monk’s House and the Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature in Switzerland. She is editor and publisher of the Wainwright Prize longlisted Wild Woman Swimming (The Selkie Press) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Her own debut book The Cure for Sleep is published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, and is a Waterstones Non-Fiction Book for 2022.

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