LAURA POWELL is Features Editor (Magazines) at the Daily Telegraph, working across the Telegraph Magazine and Stella. She presents the Daily Telegraph’s literary podcast, My Life in Books, and has chaired interviews at numerous book festivals, including the Hay Festival.

Previously she worked as a Features Writer at the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday, and as Deputy Editor of Economia and Managing Editor of Elite Traveler. She has written features for The Guardian, The Observer, Evening Standard, Stylist, Grazia, The Lady, Homes & Gardens and other magazines.

Laura has won several awards including a Scott Trust Bursary from the Guardian Media Group and a New Writer’s Bursary from Literature Wales. She read English Literature at the University of Warwick, completed her MA at Goldsmiths, University of London and she is also a graduate of the Faber Academy. Originally from Wales, she now lives in London.

The Unforgotten is her first novel.