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Kate Sawyer

Kate Sawyer worked as an actor and producer, and wrote several short films before turning her hand to fiction. Her debut novel, The Stranding, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award, won the East Anglian fiction prize, was adapted for BBC Radio 4 Book at Bedtime and is being developed for TV by Fremantle and Afua Hirsch’s production company Born In Me. Kate is the host of Novel Experience, a weekly podcast where she talks to authors about their writing practices and the experiences that brought them to, through and beyond publication. After twenty years living in London, she recently returned to her native East Anglia, where, as a solo mother by choice, she lives with her young daughter.
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