Zoë Walkington lives with her whippets in Woburn Sands in Bedfordshire. She is a Professor of Psychology at the Open University, specialising in the psychology of police investigations. She regularly advises the police on interviewing suspects, and acts as an academic advisor to the BBC on factual crime content. Zoë has published poems in Hinterland, Strix, and The North magazines. She is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys running, tennis, cycling and dog walking.