Meet the author of Corvus
Esther Woolfson loves birds. Her family share their home with a rook, a magpie, a starling, a parrot and the inhabitants of an outdoor dovehouse. Corvus is her account of her passion. She told us about her unconventional life and shared stories of superstitions, evolution, and the amazingly rich world of birds although she was not able to bring any of her friends with her to the festival.
Esther Woolfson was brought up in Glasgow and studied Chinese at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Edinburgh University. Her acclaimed short stories have appeared in many anthologies and have been read on Radio 4. She has won prizes both for them and for nature writing. She lives in Aberdeen.