Stacey Sampson is an actor, writer, facilitator and mother from South Yorkshire. She has worked professionally across theatre and television for the past 18 years and teaches performance in a variety of settings including for Crisis and the Young Women’s Housing Project. She is an Associate Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University and an Associate Artist with Third Angel, Dead Earnest and Griffin Theatre Arts. She was named as a BBC Performing Arts Fellow for 2015, working with tutti-frutti (Leeds) and is part of the 2016/17 Jerwood/Arvon Mentoring Scheme. She is represented by Hardman & Swainson Literary Agency and will be using the Northern Writers’ Award to develop her second novel.