Sabrina Broadbent's first novel, Descent, was published in 2004 and won the WHSmith Raw Talent Award. A Boy's Guide to Track and Field was published in 2006 and her third novel, You Don't Have To Be Good, came out in June 2009, all published by Chatto & Windus. She writes without giving up the day job, working as an English teacher in London comprehensives. She is currently Associate Deputy Headteacher at a school in Kilburn. Her journalism, which tackles issues ranging from teenage pregnancy to the way our exam system stops children learning, has appeared in the Guardian, Times, Sunday Times and Mail. The only girl from a large family of boys, she grew up in East Anglia and studied at Goldsmiths' College, London. She is working on her fourth novel, The Secret Life of Girls and a stage play, Let Them See The Sky, about the life and work of Elizabeth Fry.
Sabrina is a course director on Faber Academy' s six month Writing a Novel course.