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News from Sarah Waters

Sarah Waters awarded an OBE

Over the weekend Sarah Waters was made an OBE for services to literature in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. On the honour Sarah said: ‘Writing is, by its nature, a very solitary pursuit: you spend most […]

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Sarah Waters on Anne Lister and Shibden Hall

As part of Historic England’s season of celebration of LGBQT heritage, Sarah Waters visited Anne Lister’s Shibden Hall. Visit the Historic England website at the links below for the article and videos. Watch Sarah Waters […]

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The Night Watch: An interview with Sarah Waters

Sarah Waters talks about the world premiere of The Night Watch adapted for the stage, debuting at the Royal Exchange in May 2016. Watch the interview here:  

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Sarah Waters’ Desert Island Movies

In November 2015 Sarah Waters was invited to choose her ten Desert Island Movies for an interview with Jo Botting at the Cinema Museum, London. Here, Sarah talks through the list she came up with. […]

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Sarah Waters awarded Stonewall Writer of the Decade

Sarah Waters was named Writer of the Decade at the Stonewall Awards, in November 2015, in a ceremony hosted by Ian McKellen at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Sarah was presented with the […]

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Discover Sarah Waters’ London

Sarah Waters is passionate about London and that passion shows in her novels, where London figures as strongly as her characters. The Paying Guests is set in 1922 in south London and features many local […]

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Sarah Waters talks about The Paying Guests

Sarah Waters was interviewed by Canadian LGBT online magazine, Daily Xtra, during her recent visit to Canada. Watch a video of the interview here:  

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Sarah Waters’ latest tour details – London, Beverley, Cheltenham & Manchester

Wednesday, 1st October 2014, 7.30pm LONDON An evening with Sarah Waters at the Michael Croft Theatre, in association with Dulwich Books Location: Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, East Dulwich, London SE22 8SU Tickets £10/£8. The Paying […]

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Sarah Waters to judge Baileys Prize/Grazia magazine First Chapter Competition

Sarah Waters has today been announced as a judge for the Baileys Prize First Chapter Competition, in association with Grazia magazine. The competition launches in this week’s edition of Grazia, on sale from Tuesday 8 […]

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Sarah Waters’ Year in Reading

Sarah Waters recently selected her most memorable reads of 2013 for the book website www.themillions.com, in which she chose classic novels by Elizabeth Taylor and Rebecca West among others. You can read her full selection […]

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Sarah Waters at the International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Sarah Waters will be in Greece next month, at the Outview International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. As part of the festival programme, there will be a screening of the BBC TV adaptation of Tipping the Velvet on 1st […]

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