Susan Fletcher

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Susan Fletcher was born in 1979 in Birmingham. She graduated from the UEA Creative Writing Course and now lives in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Her first novel, Eve Green, won the 2004 Whitbread First Novel Award, the Betty Trask Prize, the Authorโ€™s Club Best First Novel Award and the Richard and Judy Summer Read in 2005. Her second novel, Oystercatchers, was published to great critical acclaim.

She is a Fellow at the University of Worcester as part of the Royal Literary Fund's fellowship scheme. Her novel for children, A Little in Love, won the 2016 North East Children's Book Award. 

Her latest novel, House of Glass, will be published in November 2018.


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Her prose is extraordinarily lyrical: haunted, dreamlike and precise, reminiscent at times of Sylvia Plath

The Sunday Times on Oystercatchers

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Fletcher's passion for the location and her knowledge of the clan add genuine warmth to her prose, making the story compelling as well as convincing.

Irish Sunday Independent on Corrag

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Susan Fletcher weaves a haunting tale of love, betrayal and loss, movingly narrated by a spirited yet troubled heroine.

Kirstie Andrews
BBC News on Eve Green

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Fletcher is the woman writer par excellence: intelligent, perceptive, intuitive

The Scotsman on Oystercatchers

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