Joanne Stubbs lives and works in the Bristol area. She grew up in Staffordshire and studied biochemistry at Wadham College, Oxford. Her debut novel, The Fish, was published in 2022 by Fairlight Books. A piece of climate fiction, it tells the story of a world not unlike our own, but where environmental changes have caused fish to start leaving the oceans and living on land. She is currently working on her next piece of fiction.