Sarra Manning

Novelist and journalist
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is an author and journalist.

Her first adult novel, Unsticky, was published in 2009, followed by four others including the best-selling You Don’t Have To
Say You Love Me
and After The Last Dance published in 2016 by Sphere.  Sarra has also written over fifteen YA novels including Adorkable, Guitar Girl, Let’s Get Lost, the iconic Diary Of A Crush trilogy and
London Belongs To Us, which was published by Hot Key in the summer of 2016. She has also contributed to The Guardian, ELLE, Grazia, Stylist, Fabulous, Stella, You Magazine, and InStyle and is currently the Literary Editor of Red magazine.

Sarra lives in London with her beloved Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Miss Betsy.






  • @Czaroline It really unlocked something for me and I stopped being blocked because I didn't know how much a bus fare was in 1943. (FYI, 3p)

    @Czaroline ... can go back and check/work on the historical details but the most important thing is to get the story and emotion right.

    @Czaroline I agonised over this when I started writing historical then read brilliant essay from Kate Atkinson, where she said that you...

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