Anna Sayburn Lane is a novelist, short story writer and journalist, inspired by the history and contemporary life of London. THE PEACOCK ROOM is her second novel.
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”.
Her 2018 debut novel UNLAWFUL THINGS was shortlisted for the Virago/The Pool New Crime Writer award.
She lives on the Kent coast.
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