Horatia Peril is the pen name of a French writer and director living in London. Her writing has appeared in 3am Magazine, The London Magazine, Review 31 and the TLS. In 2020 she was longlisted for the BBC short story prize and shortlisted for the London Short Story Prize. That same year she was also Highly Commended for the Bridport Prize, as well as the Spread The Word Life Writing Prize. She is currently writing a novel and is represented by C&W.