Sara Gethin

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Sara Gethin grew up in west Wales and worked as a primary school teacher. Her debut novel 'Not Thomas' was shortlisted for The Guardian's Not the Booker prize in 2017 and the Waverton Good Read Award in 2018. She is a member of the Hay Festival Writers at Work.
Sara writes for children as Wendy White, and her first children's book won the Tir na-nOg Award in 2014.
Home is still west Wales, but she enjoys travelling to Ireland and spending time browsing the many book shops of Dublin. She's an avid reader of most genres and a dedicated theatre-goer.
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Not Thomas

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4.48 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2021 — 2 editions
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On Thursday, 10th June, at 7.30 pm. I’ll be chatting – virtually! – with wonderful Irish book blogger, Mairéad Hearne, of Swirl and Thread about my new book ‘Emmet and Me’ which is set is 1960s Ireland

The evening will be hosted by fabulous indie bookshop, Palas Print, of Caernarfon, in conjunction with Honno Welsh Women’s Press

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