Roopa Farooki is a British novelist born in Lahore, Pakistan and who grew up in London. Her latest novel The Good Children is a family saga set across three continents and three generations, a story of discipline and disobedience, punishment and the pursuit of passion, following the children of a game-changing generation and the ties that bind them across cultures, continents and decades. Previous work includes The Flying Man, Half Life, Corner Shop and Bitter Sweets.
In 2013 Roopa was awarded the John C. Laurence prize from the Authors' Foundation, in recognition of her multicultural writing. She lectures in creative writing and is the Ambassador for Family for the UK charity Relate (www.relate.org.uk).