Janklow & Nesbit UK

Warona Jay

Born in Botswana and raised in the West Midlands, UK, Warona Jay studied Law at the University of Kent and King’s College London before switching to a Creative Writing PhD at Brunel. She was shortlisted for the Sony Young Movellist of the Year Award judged by Malorie Blackman as a teen, and longlisted for Penguin Random House’s WriteNow Scheme in 2020. THE GRAND SCHEME OF THINGS is her debut novel.