Samantha Harvey is the author of three novels, The Wilderness, All Is Song and most recently Dear Thief, which was published in September 2014.
She been shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and won the AMI Literature Award and the Betty Trask Prize. She was named by The Culture Show as one of the 12 Best New British Novelists.
Dear Thief was longlisted for the Baileys Prize and the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize, and was shortlisted for the 2015 James Tait Black Memorial Prize.
She lives in Bath, UK, and teaches creative writing at Bath Spa University.
Find out more about Samantha on her website samanthaharvey.co.uk.