Flora is a writer currently based in London. Her debut novel, The Tower, is a reimagining of Mary, Queen of Scots’s imprisonment at Lochleven Castle and is released in March 2024 with Penguin imprint Hutchinson Heinemann and in the U.S. with Doubleday. She’s a previous winner of the Vogue Talent Contest, and was named one of the London Library’s 40 Emerging Writers 2020/21. She was shortlisted for the VS Pritchett Short Story Prize, and the Harper’s Bazaar Short Story Prize. Her work has been published in the likes of TIME Magazine, Observer New Review, and British ELLE.