Sarah Moss

Sarah Moss is the author of several novels, non-fiction works, and academic texts. Her book “Summerwater” was named the best book of the year in The Guardian and The Times (London), and her novel “Ghost Wall” was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and named one of the best books of the year in Elle, the Financial Times, and other publications. Her previous books include the novels “Cold Earth,” “Night Waking,” “Bodies of Light,” and “Signs for Lost Children,” and the memoir “Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland.” Sarah was born in Glasgow, Scotland, raised in Manchester, England, and educated at the University of Oxford. She now teaches at University College Dublin.

• 10+ years of experience as a writer and author
• Won the Fiction Uncovered Prize for her 2011 novel “Night Waking”
• Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature's Ondaatje Prize in 2013 for her nonfiction book “Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland”
• Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize in 2015, 2016, and 2017 for her novels "Bodies of Light," "Signs for Lost Children," and "The Tidal Zone”
• Shortlisted for the Ondaatje Prize and the Polari Prize for her 2018 novel “Ghost Wall”
• Longlisted for the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction for her 2018 novel “Ghost Wall”

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