Xanthi Barker was born in London where she still lives. Her fiction has been published in various magazines and anthologies and shortlisted for the Fish Prize. She won the 2017 The Short Story Prize and her piece ‘Paradoxical’ was highly commended in the 2018 Spread the Word Life Writing Prize. In 2019 her novelette One Thing was published by Open Pen.
Her memoir Will This House Last Forever was released in 2021 by Tinder Press
Agent: Milly Reilly