S. E. Lister grew up in Gloucestershire, and studied Creative Writing at Warwick University.
She has been reading stories since she was old enough to pick up a book, and writing them almost as long. Alongside her creative writing, she has written for various magazines and websites about philosophy and film.
She loves vintage clothes, art-house cinemas and growing her own courgettes.
Her first novel, Hideous Creatures was published in 2014 and was shortlisted for the Edinburgh First Book Award. The Immortals, her second novel, was published in September 2015. Her stunning third novel, City of Ruins, was published by Old Street Publishing in 2020.