Her debut novel, She Came To Stay, was selected by Hachette for their Future Bookshelf initiative. It’s an Amazon number 1 bestseller and was longlisted for the Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize.
Her writing has appeared in the Guardian, the Observer, Marie Claire, Grazia, You, Stellaand Red, among others. She has spent her career predominately in women’s publishing.
Born in London to Greek Cypriot parents, Eleni is particularly interested in stories about people who feel they don’t belong. She’s obsessed with the 1950s, but equally loves contemporary fiction.
She’s now freelance and also mentors UK-based writers from marginalised backgrounds who are working on their first novels. You can find her on Twitter, Insta and FB: @elenikwriter and her website is www.elenikwriter.com