Tamsen's first book Four Feet Under is a collection of first hand accounts from homeless people in London:who they are and how they survive. As a photographer her work is accompanied by intimate and moving images.
Her website is tamsencourtenay.com
She loves music that makes her cry and people that make her laugh. She worries about the fate of the world, is astonishingly accident-prone and totally useless in the kitchen. She is a magnet for sick animals.
She lives most of the time, with her husband, in rural Italy where her region was struck by a long series of earthquakes - read about all that, here: bit.ly/Earthquake-Blog
Before beginning her new career as a 'Modern-Day Chronicler' Tamsen worked as an investigative journalist for prestigious television current affairs programs in Britain: BBC 'Panorama' and C4 'Dispatches'. It was here she became drawn to exploring the darker sides of life and those that are often hidden from view.
She is planning to start on her second book in spring 2019.