Jess Kidd is the author of Himself and The Hoarder, also titled Mr. Flood’s Last Resort (U.S.), winner of the 2016 Costa Short Story Award. Jess’ debut novel, Himself, was published by Canongate in October 2016. The Hoarder, her second novel, hit the shelves in February 2018. Jess’s third book Things in Jars came out 4 April 2019 and the reviews are in. She is also currently developing her own original TV projects with leading UK and international TV producers. Her first children’s book Everyday Magic will be published by Canongate in February 2020.