Susan Hill has been a writer for over fifty years. Her books have won awards and prizes including the Whitbread, the John
Llewellyn Rhys and the Somerset Maugham; and have been shortlisted for the Booker. Her novels include Strange Meeting, I'm
the King of the Castle and A Kind Man; and she has also published autobiographical works and collections of short stories.
She is also the author of the bestselling Simon Serrailler cases. The play of her ghost story The Woman in Black has been
running in London's West End since 1988. She is married with two adult daughters and lives in North Norfolk.