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Tessa Bickers

Jemima Forrester
Film, TV and Stage Agent:
Clare Israel
Translation Rights Contact:
Sophia Hadjipateras

Tessa Bickers has always been fascinated by people. What makes them different and what makes them the same. Those universal experiences from grief and loneliness, to heartbreak and love. She’s always told stories, either through songs or the books she’s been writing since her teens. All those years of her brother telling her she was nosy, when he didn’t understand it was purely for research purposes!

Tessa lives in Brixton with her partner, their young but very loud daughter and their one-eyed ginger cat, Rocky, with his mean left hook.

Her debut novel, The Book Swap, will be published in 2024 by Hodder & Stoughton in the UK and Graydon House in the US.