Debut novel The Whalebone Theatre will be published in the UK and America in 2022.
Joanna Quinn author of The Whalebone Theatre

Joanna Quinn was born in London and grew up in Dorset, where her first novel The Whalebone Theatre is set.


The Whalebone Theatre will be published by Fig Tree in the UK and by Knopf in the US. It will also be published in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Holland and the Czech Republic. Find out more here.

Joanna has worked in journalism and in the charity sector, as well as teaching creative writing. She is also a short story writer, published by The White Review and Comma Press among others

She lives in a village near the sea in Dorset. Her agent is Clare Alexander at Aitken Alexander.

The front cover of the novel The Whalebone Theatre by Joanna Quinn