Writer Christie Watson was a registered nurse for twenty years. She spent much of her career in paediatric intensive care in large London teaching hospitals before becoming a resuscitation officer, which involved teaching and clinical work on hospital-wide crash teams.
Christie now writes full time. Her first novel, Tiny Sunbirds Far Away, won the Costa First Novel Award and her second novel, Where Women Are Kings was also published to international critical acclaim. Her latest work, The Language Of Kindness is non-fiction and explores her life as a nurse. Christie’s books have been translated into twenty languages. She is based in London and is working on new non-fiction as well as a television series about nursing.