Elise Valmorbida’s first novel Matilde Waltzing was nominated for two national literary awards. While setting up and running a communications consultancy, producing guerrilla feature film Saxon, and teaching creative writing at Central St Martin’s, Elise has managed to write short stories which have been published internationally.

Her Book of Happy Endings was published in 2007. The TV President was published in October 2008  and The Winding Stick by Two Ravens Press in 2009.