Sara Collins

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Sara Collins is of Jamaican descent. She studied law at the London School of Economics and worked as a lawyer for seventeen years before doing a Master of Studies in Creative Writing at Cambridge University, where she was the recipient of the 2015 Michael Holroyd Prize for Creative Writing. She lives in London, England. The Confessions of Frannie Langton is her debut novel, and was shortlisted for the Lucy Cavendish Prize.

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“A man writes to separate himself from the common history. A woman writes to try to join it.”
Sara Collins, The Confessions of Frannie Langton

“She had the knowledge from her mother, old knowledge. So long as you carried it in your head they couldn't take it away, she used to say. Not like weapons, or food, or clothes.”
Sara Collins, The Confessions of Frannie Langton

“English rain weighs nothing. It’s the air that’s heavy, and always has the seep of water in it.”
Sara Collins, The Confessions of Frannie Langton

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