Susan Fletcher (British author)

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Susan Fletcher
Born1979
Birmingham, England
OccupationWriter
NationalityBritish
Period2004–present

Susan Fletcher (born 1979) is a British novelist.

Fletcher was born in Birmingham and studied at the University of York (BA in English and Related Studies) and then at the University of East Anglia (MA in Creative Writing).

Her first novel, Eve Green, was published in 2004 by Fourth Estate, an imprint of HarperCollins. It features an eight-year-old girl who is sent to a new life in rural Wales. It won the 2004 Whitbread First Novel Award, the Authors' Club award and the Betty Trask Prize; it was also shortlisted for The LA Times Book Award and was picked for Channel 4's Richard and Judy Summer Reading list. Subsequent novels have been shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys award, The Writers' Guild fiction award and the Romantic Novel of the Year award. Her novel Witch Light won the Saint Maur en Poche award 2013 in France.

Fletcher is now published by Virago, an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group. She has also worked as a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund at the University of Worcester (2016–18). Her seventh novel, House of Glass, was released in November 2018.

Works[edit]

  • Eve Green (2004)
  • Oystercatchers (2007)
  • Corrag (2010); also published as Witch Light and (in America) The Highland Witch
  • The Silver Dark Sea (July 2012)
  • A Little in Love (2014)
  • Let Me Tell You About a Man I Knew (2016)
  • House of Glass (November 2018)

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