Sarah May

Sarah May is the highly-acclaimed author of 7 novels, including The Nudist Colony, which was short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award. Her second novel, Spanish City, was shortlisted for the Encore Award, and The Internationals was longlisted for The Orange Prize.

She is also an experienced playwright, and in 2000 set up The Mayhem Company, a London-based theatre company for young people, with partner and theatre director, Ben May. Sarah has been a freelance writer and tutor of creative writing for over 15 years. She has taught UEA/Guardian Masterclass courses and recently helped to establish the Mayhem Writers Foundation to support young writers.

  1. Writing A Novel (Evening)

    Writing A Novel (Evening)

    Six months
    2nd October 2019 - 11th March 2020
    Richard T. Kelly, Richard Skinner, Joanna Briscoe, Sarah May
    London
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative
  2. Writing A Novel (Evening)

    Writing A Novel (Evening)

    Six months
    28th January 2020 - 30th June 2020
    Richard T. Kelly, Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative
  3. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    11th - 11th May 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  4. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    22nd - 22nd June 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  5. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    20th - 20th July 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  6. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    28th - 28th September 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  7. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    26th - 26th October 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  8. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    30th - 30th November 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  9. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    14th - 14th December 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  10. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    25th - 25th January 2020
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

  11. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    22nd - 22nd February 2020
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    London

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.