jl-hall-1-done861407J L Hall is an awarded Scottish writer currently working on her second novel.

In 2016, her debut novel, The Paper Crane, was joint runner-up in the Flash 500 Novel Opening Chapter and Synopsis Competition, and shortlisted for the Impress New Writers Prize. It was also longlisted for the Lucy Cavendish College Fiction Prize.

J L Hall is a recipient of the Arts Council England 2016 Free Reads scheme, in partnership with The Literary Consultancy and Spread The Word.

When she is not writing, J L Hall works as a lecturer and nonprofit mentor in the creative industries. She lives in London with her partner where she attempts balcony gardening, and travels to near and far flung shores whenever she can.