Adelle Stripe born in York in 1976 and lives in Calderdale, UK.
Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile, her debut novel, was a fictionalised biography based on the life and work of playwright Andrea Dunbar. It was shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize and Portico Prize for Literature.
Her recent biography of the cult band Fat White Family,Ten Thousand Apologies, is a Sunday Times bestseller and was nominated for the Penderyn Music Book Prize.
She is a 2023 Burgess Fellow at Manchester University.