Nicci Cloke is a full-time writer, and part-time doer of odd jobs. These jobs have included Christmas Elf, cocktail waitress, and childminder. She now works for the Faber Academy. She is also the organiser and host of London literary salon Speakeasy.
Her first novel, Someday Find Me, was published by Fourth Estate in 2012 and her second, Lay Me Down, was published by Cape in 2015. Her first novel for young adults, Follow Me Back, was published by Hot Key Books in 2016, and her second, Close Your Eyes, followed in 2017. She lives and writes in London.