User Id: Anastasia Parkes
Email Address: Private
Date Registered: 24 November 2008
Anastasia has an MA in English Literature from Oxford and after graduating worked as a temp in London and a kindergarten teacher in Cairo. She presently works as a part time legal clerk for a firm of criminal defence lawyers, a portrait photographer, a 'host mother' for foreign students, and an occasional housewife. She is also a freelance features writer and has published opinion, human interest and health pieces in national newspapers such as The Times, The Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, The Independent, The Tablet, The Lady, and You And Your Baby magazine. Heavily disguised under the pseudonym Primula Bond she has written three erotic novels for Virgin Books and numerous short stories for their anthologies, as well as a single author collection for Xcite Books. When she's not working on her literary fiction she gives editorial and marketing advice to aspiring erotic and romantic writers for the Writers Workshop.
She lives in Winchester and is married to Richard, a solicitor. She has three sons aged 21, 10 and 7.