Sara Baume is the author of three novels which have received multiple awards and been widely translated. Her first book of non-fiction, handiwork, was shortlisted for the 2021 Rathbones Folio Prize, and her third novel, Seven Steeples, was shortlisted for the 2022 Goldsmiths Prize. She is based in West Cork where she works also as a visual artist.

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