Creative Writing Alumni

School of English

Sarah Hall



Sarah Hall was born in Cumbria in 1974. Her first novel Haweswater (Faber, 2003) won the 2003 Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Novel, a Society of Authors Betty Trask Award, and a Lakeland Book of the Year prize. She is author of five novels and one short story collection, and her work features frequently on programmes like Women’s Hour and Front Row.