Marchelle Farrell is a therapist, writer and amateur gardener. Born in Trinidad and Tobago, she has spent the last twenty years attempting to become hardy in the UK. She has trained and worked as a consultant psychiatrist and psychotherapist. When not neglecting it for the care of her young children, or her work in the community, Marchelle spends much of her time getting to know her country garden in Somerset and writing about the things the garden teaches her about herself.
Her debut Uprooting won the Nan Shepherd Prize, and is described as a ‘lyrical and reflective book about a Caribbean immigrant’s search for home, and the unlikely finding of it in an English country garden.’