Valerie Mason-John is the award winning author of 8 books. Her debut novel won the Mind Book of the Year Award. She co-edited the award winning Canadian anthology, The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry, and co-authored the ground breaking award winning book Eight Step Recovery: Using The Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction.
Valerie also edited and co-wrote the first two books to document the lives of African and Asian Lesbians in Britain. She is currently working on a new collection of poetry, and a new book on the theme of the wheel of addiction.