Jacqui Lofthouse is the founder of Nightingale Editions, a new publishing imprint. She is a novelist and runs a mentoring organisation for writers. Her novels including Bluethroat Morning and The Modigliani Girl have been translated into four languages and have sold 100,000 copies. Jacqui has an MA in Creative Writing from UEA and has taught creative writing in a broad variety of settings from Feltham Young Offenders Institution to City University. In addition to running Nightingale, she is currently writing her first YA novel.