Milton Keynes, England
|Pen name||Sarah Silverwood|
|Occupation||Writer & Teacher|
|Genres||Horror & supernatural, fantasy, young adult|
Sarah Pinborough is an English-born horror writer. Her works have been compared to that of Bentley Little, Richard Laymon and Dean Koontz. She also writes fantasy novels for children under the name Sarah Silverwood.
Pinborough was born in Buckinghamshire in 1972. Because of her father's career as a diplomat, much of Sarah's early childhood was spent travelling in the Middle East. From the ages of eight to eighteen Sarah attended boarding school, which she claims has influenced her writing.
Pinborough trained to be a secondary school teacher after a brief marriage, while still writing her novels. She taught for three years at the Lord Grey School before moving onto Lea Manor High School in Luton. Pinborough also taught at Walton High, Milton Keynes Afterwards.
Awards and Nominations
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- The Hidden (2004, Leisure Books)
- The Reckoning (2005, Leisure Books)
- Breeding Ground (2006, Leisure Books)
- The Taken (2007, Leisure Books)
- Tower Hill (2008, Leisure Books)
- Feeding Ground (2009, Leisure Books)
- The Language of Dying (2009, PS Publishing)
- Mayhem (2013, Quercus Books)
- Murder (2013, Quercus Books)
The Dog-Faced Gods series
- A Matter of Blood (2010, Gollancz Books)
- The Shadow of the Soul (2011, Gollancz Books)
- The Chosen Seed (2012, Gollancz Books)
As Sarah Silverwood
The Nowhere Chronicles
- The Double-edged Sword (2010, Gollancz)
- The Traitor's Gate (2011, Gollancz)
- The London Stone (2012, Gollancz)
- Waiting For October (2007, Dark Arts Books) - a book of the combined short stories of Sarah Pinborough, Adam Pepper, Jeff Strand and Jeffrey Thomas
- The Language of Dying (2009, PS Publishing) (2013, Jo Fletcher Books)
- Hellbound Hearts (2009, Pocket Books) edited by Paul Kane and Marie O'Regan - Pinborough contributed "The Confessor's Tale"
- Zombie Apocalypse! edited by Stephen Jones (2010, Running Press) - Pinborough contributed "Diary Entry #1", "Diary Entry #2" and "Diary Entry #3"
- Biography on Sarah's Homepage
- Biography on Sarah Pinborough's Homepage
- World Fantasy Convention (2010). "Award Winners and Nominees". Retrieved 4 Feb 2011.
- Upcoming4.me (2013). "Sarah Pinborough - The Language of Dying cover art and synopsis reveal". Retrieved 29 May 2013.
- Official website
- Story Behind The Language of Dying - Essay by Sarah Pinborough
- Story Behind Murder - Essay by Sarah Pinborough
- Interview at Gothic Imagination