Sarah Hawthorn


After graduating with a BA Comms, Sarah worked as a journalist, newspaper columnist, magazine editor and publicist. For 15 years she headed her own PR company before packing her bags and leaving Sydney for NSW’s Southern Highlands to take up full-time fiction writing.

She then took a six-month online course and in-house London summer school with Curtis Brown Creative. Further to that, she was accepted into Lynn Hightower’s one year Masterclass at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and was nominated for 2017 James Kirkwood Prize.

In 2019, she was shortlisted for the Grindstone International Novel Prize for her current work-in-progress, a wartime mystery.


A VOICE IN THE NIGHT by Sarah Hawthorn

In a novel filled with compelling characters, and set in London, New York and Sydney, it seems that anyone could be out to sabotage Lucie's memories and ambitions, including herself. A Voice in the Night is an addictive thriller of twists and turns, a gripping and emotionally resonant debut from a striking new voice. Take a look

ISBN: 9781925760705

A Voice in the Night was published by Transit Lounge Australia on the First of July 2021 and is available from all good bookshops and as a paperback, eBook or audiobook at, BooktopiaAmazonAudible and other online stores.

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Brightside Story Studio has a great interview with Sarah.

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