Rachel Joyce is a writer for the radio and a novelist. Her first book titled The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012. She is currently working on her second novel titled Perfect. She has written more than 20 plays for The BBC Radio 4. She has worked for 23 years in the world of theater. She currently lives in Gloucestershire with her husband and four children.