Author photo: Alecsandra Raluca Dragoi

Author photo: Alecsandra Raluca Dragoi

SARAH FRANKLIN

Agent: Juliet Pickering

Sarah Franklin grew up in rural Gloucestershire and now lives with her family between Oxford and London. She has written for the Guardian, Psychologies magazine, The Pool, the Sunday Express and the Seattle Times. Her creative non-fiction has been published in anthologies in the USA and appeared on radio affiliates there.

Sarah is founder and host of popular Oxford literary night, Short Stories Aloud, a Senior Lecturer at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, and a judge for the Costa Short Story Award. She was awarded a mentorship under the Jerwood/Arvon scheme to work on her debut novel, SHELTER, published by Bonnier Zaffre in July 2017.

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SHELTER Fiction, 400pgs Bonnier Zaffre, 2017 Connie Granger has found work in the Women's Timber Corps, and for her, this remote community must serve a secret purpose. Seppe, an Italian prisoner of war, is haunted by his memories. Their meeting signals new beginnings. In each other they find the means to imagine their own lives anew, and to face that which each fears the most.

SHELTER

Fiction, 400pgs
Bonnier Zaffre, 2017

Connie Granger has found work in the Women's Timber Corps, and for her, this remote community must serve a secret purpose. Seppe, an Italian prisoner of war, is haunted by his memories. Their meeting signals new beginnings. In each other they find the means to imagine their own lives anew, and to face that which each fears the most.