Beryl Kingston

Beryl Kingston was evacuated to Felpham at the start of WWII, igniting an interest in one time resident poet William Blake. Kingston was a schoolteacher until 1985, becoming a full-time writer when her debut novel became a bestseller. Gates of Paradise is her twentieth novel. Kingston lives in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, and has three children and five grandchildren. She is available for interview.