About Amanda Hodgkinson


Amanda Hodgkinson was grew up in a village on the Blackwater estuary in Essex, her childhood memories consisting of shingle beaches and mudflats, grey-green heather, salt marshes, messing about in boats, gangs of rowdy kids playing all day along the sea-walls, and the ever-present cries of seagulls.  She received her master’s in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia.  Her debut novel, 22 Britannia Road, became an international bestseller.  her upcoming novel, Spilt Milk, will be released in February 2014 (Penguin Books) and a novella “Tin Town” (Grand Central/Penguin US) will be released this summer.