Biography

Sarah Jackman is a novelist and short story writer. She was born in Berlin and has lived in Wales, Germany and France but is often drawn to England to live, to holiday and to write. The south-east and eastern England provide many of the settings for her fiction.Sarah Jackman

Sarah was awarded a Writer’s Bursary from Literature Wales in 2006 and in 2010 was a Writer in Residence in their annual series of Mountains and Islands writer retreats.

Sarah’s short fiction has appeared in a number of anthologies. In 2012 she was selected as a writer for the 25th anniversary anthology of the award-winning independent publisher, Honno. She was a guest writer at the debut Dinefwr Literature Festival in 2012.

Sarah has managed a number of arts projects including Dylan Thomas Dialogues for Swansea Print Workshop in 2014, the centenary of the poet’s birth; a project which encouraged dialogue between visual artists and writers on the creative process.

Sarah Jackman's book shelf

Novels by Sarah Jackman

2012 ‘Summer Circles’ (large print) : Charnwood

2010  ‘Summer Circles’ : Simon & Schuster UK

2009  ‘Never Stop Looking’: Simon & Schuster UK

2007  ‘The Other Lover’ : Simon & Schuster UK

2005  ‘Laughing as they Chased us’ : Simon & Schuster UK

Short Fiction

2013   Contributor to ‘My Heart on my Sleeve’ published by Honno

2012  Contributor to ‘All Shall Be Well’ published by Honno

2007  Contributor to ‘Safe World Gone’ published by Honno

2000  ‘A Girl Becomes’ : World Wide Writers

Awards

2006 Writer’s Bursary from the Literature Wales

2005 Longlisted for the Foster Grant Romantic Novel of the Year Award (Laughing as they Chased us)

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