Sara Collins

Sara Collins

Sara Collins is of Jamaican descent and worked as a lawyer for seventeen years in Cayman, before admitting that what she really wanted to do was write novels. She studied Creative Writing at Cambridge University, winning the 2015 Michael Holroyd Prize, and began to write a book inspired by the idea of ‘writing a Gothic novel where the heroine looked like me’. This turned into her first novel, The Confessions of Frannie Langton. @mrsjaneymac

‘Dazzlingly original’ – The Times

‘From Charlotte Brontë through Sarah Waters, Alias Grace and Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea, The Confessions of Frannie Langton draws on a wealth of literary influences’ – Observer

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14/09/2019 – 10:30 AM – NATIONAL CENTRE FOR WRITING, DRAGON HALL

FIRST OFFENDERS

SARA COLLINS, NICOLA RAYNER, KATE WEINBERG

A Gothic murder mystery set in Georgian London, a charming TV personality with a suspicious past and a shocking tragedy at a university campus…discover your next favourite book from our selection of the best debut novels in crime writing. Emerging crime superstars Sara Collins, Nicola Rayner and Kate Weinberg will reveal where to find inspiration, how to write an attention-grabbing debut, and what gave them their big break.

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