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. Start To Write

    Start To Write

    One day
    26th - 26th January 2019
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May

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

  2. Writing A Novel (Evening)

    Writing A Novel (Evening)

    Six months
    29th January 2019 - 2nd July 2019
    Richard T. Kelly, Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    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