Gabriela Houston is a Polish artist and Writer. She came to the UK at 19 to follow her passion for literature and she completed her undergraduate and Masters degrees at Royal Holloway, University of London. After her studies she worked in publishing for a few years. She now lives with her family in Harrow, where she pursues her life-long passion for making stuff up. She is the author of two Slavic-folklore-inspired novels for adults THE SECOND BELL and THE BONE ROOTS (both out from Angry Robot Books) and of a Slavic-Inspired upper MG duology (ages 9+), THE WIND CHILD, and THE STORM CHILD (Uclan Publishing). Most recently she ran a successful Kickstarter campaign for a world-folklore-inspired anthology WHISPERS IN THE EARTH, which she edited, illustrated and contributed to alongside 19 other writers.

She’s the host of a YouTube channel, The Gabriela Houston Project: Storytelling in All its Forms, where she interviews writers, artists, researchers, scientists, historians and more about how they use storytelling in their lives and professions.