Alex Peake-Tomkinson writes features and reviews fiction for the Mail on Sunday, the Times Literary Supplement and the Telegraph. She has also written for the Guardian, the Financial Times, the Daily Mail, the Metro and Time Out. Prior to this, she was the website editor at Portobello Books, an imprint of Granta. Her favourite person she has interviewed is Elizabeth Jane Howard. She would usually rather be reading but when not reading, she likes watching Spanish football, baking indifferent cakes and dancing.