Born and raised on the outskirts of Glasgow, Stephanie McDonald discovered a passion for reading at a very early age, and harboured dreams of one day becoming a published author. In 2016, she wrote and self-published her first full-length novel, Learn to Let Go. This debut was followed by the People’s Book Prize nominated Inference in 2019. Embers is her third novel, and her second to be published by Ringwood. 

You can find Stephanie on Instagram @stephmscribbles.