Naomi Wood

Naomi Wood

Naomi Wood was born in 1983 and lives in London. She studied at Cambridge and at UEA for her MA in Creative Writing. Originally from York, she has gone on to live in Hong Kong, Paris and Washington DC. She is the author of The Godless Boys and Mrs. Hemingway.

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Seven tributes to remarkable women

Seven tributes to remarkable women

To celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March, I asked a few of Picador's female authors to write a short paragraph about the woman that most inspired them and why. As the responses came in I laughed, got goosebumps, and felt a tear or two brewing. This collection of voices tells of remarkable women. Some stories are funny, some moving; all will – I hope – leave you feeling inspired.

The secret lives of the Hemingway wives

The secret lives of the Hemingway wives

From the beginning of his first marriage, Ernest Hemingway was never without a woman. Naomi Wood recalls the moment she realised she had to write a novel about the four Mrs. Hemingways.

A Hemingway soundtrack

Doris Day, Josephine Baker, Fred Astaire... Naomi Wood, author of Mrs. Hemingway, has compiled a soundtrack to get you in a Hemingway mood.