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Sarah Govett

Sarah Govett read Law at Oxford University. After qualifying as a solicitor, she set up her own tutoring agency, Govett Tutors, which specialises in helping children from all backgrounds prepare for exams. Sarah has also written for children’s television.
 
The first instalment of her award-winning debut trilogy, The Territory, launched in May 2015 and was followed by the second book, The Territory: Escape, in October 2016. The final book, The Territory: Truth is out at the end of March 2018.
 
The critically acclaimed The Territory was shortlisted for The Times Chickenhouse Children’s Fiction Prize, won the Gateshead YA Book Prize in January 2017 and has been shortlisted for the Trinity Schools Book Award 2018. Both books are included in BookTrust’s recommended reads.
 
In addition to her speaking engagements at schools across the UK, Sarah has  appeared at the Southbank Literature Festival, the Barnes Children’s Literature Festival, The Edinburgh International Book Festival, the Bradford Literature Festival and the Godolphin Literary Festival. She is also a regular contributor to The Huffington Post.
 
Sarah lives in London with her husband and two young children.

Find out more about Sarah on her website