Caroline Davison

is an East Anglian-based writer, historian and musician. She has worked as a teacher of English as a Foreign Language, a conservation officer, an historic environment consultant, and charity director. She currently has the luxury of writing full time.

Her most recent project The Captain's Apprentice: Biography of a song is a non-fiction exploration of the visit Ralph Vaughan Williams made to King's Lynn in 1905, a week-long stay which had a profound impact on his subsequent work. It will be published by Chatto & Windus in 2022, the 150th anniversary of Vaughan Williams' birth.


Caroline’s novel The Pleasure Garden was published in 2006, her children's book The By-Mistake Guide to Norfolk in 2012. 

Caroline grew up in a musical family and has sung in various bands and choirs since she was seventeen. Her singing highlight was performing backing vocals for Edwin Starr in his version of Primal Scream’s ‘Movin’ on up’ in the credits for the film Blue JuiceShe lives in Norfolk.



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