Anna Sayburn Lane is a novelist, short story writer and journalist, inspired by the history and contemporary life of London. Her debut novel, UNLAWFUL THINGS, was published in October 2018. Her new novel, THE PEACOCK ROOM, will be published in October 2020.
Anna has published award-winning short stories and was picked as a “Crime in the Spotlight” new author at the 2019 Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival.
Her Mslexia award-winning story Conservation was described by judge and Booker-longlisted author Alison MacLeod as “a powerful and profound contemporary piece in which one man’s story stands for an entire nation’s… it’s a punch to the heart, a story that will haunt and touch its readers deeply”.
UNLAWFUL THINGS was shortlisted for the Virago/The Pool New Crime Writer award.
She lives on the Kent coast.
Subscribe to her newsletter here.