Susan Fletcher was born in 1979 in Birmingham. She graduated from the UEA Creative Writing Course and lived in Scotland for many years, though she is now based in Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Her first novel Eve Green won the 2004 Whitbread First Novel Award, the Betty Trask Prize, the Author’s Club Best First Novel Award and the Richard and Judy Summer Read in 2005. Her second novel, Oystercatchers (Fourth Estate 2007) was published to great critical acclaim. She has also written a YA novel, A Little in Love (Chicken House, 2014). Her latest book, Let Me Tell You About a Man I Knew, will be published by Virago in 2016.