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Sophie Coulombeau

  • Fiction, 2013
Sophie Coulombeau

Sophie Coulombeau is a PhD student in 18th century studies at the University of York, and was awarded the Route Publishing/Arts Council Next Great Novelist Award in 2011. Her debut novel, Rites, was published in 2012, and was described by Philip Pullman as ‘Terrific. A story that’s intriguing, puzzling, and entirely gripping.’ She lives in York.

In 2013, she won a Northern Writers’ Award worth £1,500 to support her to work on her historical novel, The Age of Gyres.

Twitter: @smcoulombeau

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