P. M. Freestone

P. M. Freestone (she/they) is a fantasy author published in eight languages, and an academic interested in climate change, water and plants. Their debut novel Shadowscent: The Darkest Bloom was an Aurealis Awards finalist. The duet concluded with Shadowscent: Crown of Smoke. Freestone’s short stories for adults and young people have appeared in various print and online venues. They are a Clarion Writers’ Workshop graduate, a Scottish Book Trust New Writer’s Award winner, and hold degrees in archaeology, history, sociology and global health. Hailing from Australia, they now live in Scotland, where they lecture and research at Edinburgh Napier University while cultivating a healthy obsession with gardening.