Ely's fictional voice resonates with raw emotion.
(New York Times Notable Author, Sandra Tyler (Blue Glass))
About Jo Ely
Jo spent her early years in Botswana, where the family garden was a fenced off piece of the African Bush. Having successfully dodged the snakes in the tomato plants, Jo came back to England and slowly read her way to Oxford Uni to study English. Since then Jo’s published short stories, non-fiction and children’s books and written reviews for the world’s first online Empathy Library. Described as an intelligent, creative, imaginative, original writer by Guardian Book of the Year author Trevor Byrne, Jo has been Shortlisted for the Fish International Short Story Prize and has had a short story selected for an anthology edited by New York Times Notable Book of the Year author Sandra Tyler (US edition 2016). Stone Seeds is Jo’s first novel.