Sara Collins worked as a lawyer for 17 years before obtaining a Master’s degree in creative writing with distinction from Cambridge University in 2016, where she was the recipient of the Michael Holroyd prize. Her first novel, The Confessions of Frannie Langton, was published in 2019 and became a Times bestseller. It was shortlisted for a British Book Award and won the Costa First Novel Award 2019. It has now been sold for translation into over 15 languages, as well as being adapted for television, most recently airing on ITVX. Sara is also a literary critic, writing for The Guardian and The Washington Post, among others, as well as a screenwriter and broadcaster. She has been a frequent contributor and guest host on BBC Radio 4.