Sarah Hall is an English novelist, short story writer, and poet. Her critically acclaimed second novel, The Electric Michelangelo, was nominated for the 2004 Man Booker Prize, and her work has been translated into more than a dozen languages. She currently lives in Norwich, in eastern England.
Hall received a degree from Aberystwyth University, Wales, and a MLit in Creative Writing from St Andrews, Scotland. She's an honorary fellow of Aberystwyth University, and tutors for the Faber Academy, The Guardian, the Arvon Foundation, and has taught creative writing in a number of UK establishments.
Hall's novels have received a number of accolades and nominations, and she's won several awards for her short stories--both in collection and single-title form. Her third novel, The Carhullan Army, was listed as one of The Times 100 Best Books of the Decade, and was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction. She won the 2013 BBC National Short Story Award for her story, Mrs Fox, a transformation tale in which a married woman turns into a fox, while she and her husband continue their relationship.