Kim Sherwood is an author and creative writing lecturer. Born in Camden in 1989, she has taught at the University of Sussex, UWE, and in schools, libraries and prisons, and now lectures at the University of Edinburgh, where she lives in the city. Her first novel, Testament, published in 2018, won the Bath Novel Award and the Harper’s Bazaar Big Book of the Year, was shortlisted for the Author’s Club Best First Novel Award, and longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize. In 2019, Kim was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award. Kim is currently writing a new trilogy of James Bond novels for the Ian Fleming Estate, expanding the universe with a cast of Double O agents for the 21st century. The first title, Double or Nothing will be published by HarperCollins in the UK and William Morrow in the US in September 2022. Her next literary novel, A Wild & True Relation will be published by Virago in February 2023.