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Stella Duffy - Author


Stella Duffy has written ten novels, five of them are her Saz Martin series published by Serpent’s Tail – Calendar Girl, Wavewalker, Beneath the Blonde, Fresh Flesh and Mouths of Babes. The other five are non-crime novels published by Sceptre – Singling Out The Couples, Eating Cake, Immaculate Conceit; and Virago – State of Happiness and Parallel Lies.

State of Happiness was long listed for the 2004 Orange Prize, and is in development with Fiesta Productions and Zentropa for whom she is also writing the screenplay. She was co-editor of the anthology Tart Noir, from which her story Martha Grace won the 2002 CWA Short Story Dagger. She has written over thirty short stories and many feature articles and reviews. She has written eight plays including Cell Sell (which she also directed) and Prime Resident for the National Youth Theatre, Crocodiles and Bears for Steam Industry, and The Hand for Gay Sweatshop.

Stella was born in South London, grew up in New Zealand, and has lived in the UK since 1986. She is married to the writer Shelley Silas.

If you like Stella Duffy you might also like to read books by Simon Kernick, Lauren Henderson and Frank Lean.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Stella Duffy

Everything is Moving, Everything is Joined The Selected Stories of Stella Duffy by Stella Duffy
Everything is Moving, Everything is Joined The Selected Stories of Stella Duffy
Stella Duffy
Maxim Jakubowski November 2014 Highly Recommended. London-based New Zealand-bred author and actress Duffy is known for her crime books, her fiercely feminist historical novels and various mainstream books, in addition to her...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2014
Mouths of Babes by Stella Duffy
Mouths of Babes
Stella Duffy
The fifth in the Saz Martin series is an incredibly absorbing read. It draws you in with tantalizing references to the past, how bullying takes on all forms and how unfortunate actions and their consequences can affect lives long after...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 24/07/2007

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