Salena Godden FRSL is an award-winning author, poet and broadcaster of Jamaican-mixed heritage based in London. Her debut novel Mrs Death Misses Death won the Indie Book Award for Fiction and the People\'s Book Prize, and was shortlisted for the British Book Awards and the Gordon Burn Prize. Her poem \'Pessimism is for Lightweights\' is on permanent display at the People’s History Museum, Manchester. She was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in summer of 2022.
Writer Salena Godden battles with snails and against the odds creates a jewel garden in the dark hour of the pandemic. Then learns that the voracious creatures were not in fact the enemy but her mysterious allies.