Sarah Butler is in her early thirties and lives in Manchester. She runs a consultancy which develops literature and arts projects that explore and question our relationship to place. She has been writer in residence on the Central Line, the Greenwich Peninsula, and at Great Ormond Street Hospital, and has taught creative writing for the British Council in Kuala Lumpur. Ten Things I've Learnt About Love is her first novel, and will be published in twelve languages around the world.
Ahead of the announcement of the 2017 longlist,we asked some of our Picador authors to share the Man Booker books they've loved most since the prize's inception in 1969.
Sarah Butler, author of Machester-set coming-of-age novel Before the Fire, shares her favourite representations of her hometown in drama, poetry and song.
Sarah Butler's second novel, Before the Fire, follows a young man who found himself involved in the England riots of 2011. “I did not set out to explain why the riots happened, or judge anyone for the choices they made in the midst of them,” she says, “I was more i...
Get in the mood for Valentine's Day with the thirteen books about love that have most inspired Sarah Butler's writing. This stunning photo is courtesy of Yngve Thoresen.
Sarah Butler's novel Ten Things I've Learnt About Love is the story of Daniel and Alice, but it is also a love letter to London. Explore the novel and the city here!
From hilarious Bridget Jones quotes to the wise words of Cormac McCarthy, we have compiled a list of ten things that ten different Picador books have taught us about that little word.
Picador author Sarah Butler visited Mackays printers to see her debut novel Ten Things I've Learnt About Love make the journey from file to book.
Sarah Butler has been writer in residence on the Central Line, the Greenwich Peninsula, and at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Her first novel, Ten Things I've Learnt About Love, will be available in January! Here she is talking about her favourite books.
Heart-wrenching and life-affirming, this is a unique story of love lost and found, of rootlessness and homecoming and the power of the ties that bind. It is a story for fathers and daughters everywhere.
Picador acquired world rights to Ten Things I've Learnt About Love by debut novelist Sarah Butler in February, and we can today announce that a substantial deal has been tied up in the USA and translation rights for nine languages have been sold.
Some reflections on being commissioned to write 'some fiction' inspired by #devomanc... https://t.co/7yR9Sgp1zq
by @SarahButler100 - yesterday
I have made the very wise decision to reread OLIVE KITTERIDGE. Am hoping some of @LizStrout's genius will rub off on me... #amreading
by @SarahButler100 - 2 days ago
RT @OfficialUoM: .@SarahButler100 for @UoMUrban asked Hammad at the @RECLAIMproject "If #DevoManc was an animal what would it be?" https://…
by @SarahButler100 - 3 days ago
The third of my #DevoManc stories now up online (A whale this time, in case you're wondering) https://t.co/dfWo4JCcpJ
RT @alumniUoM: WATCH: #DevoManc stories by @SarahButler100 for @UoMPolicy - next story released tomorrow https://t.co/OdtFI5BCjE
by @SarahButler100 - 4 days ago
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