by | Dec 2, 2021 | Trustee Bios

Henry Sutton, Professor of Creative Writing and Crime Fiction at the University of East Anglia.

He is the author of 15 novels and a collection of short stories, including My Criminal WorldKids’ Stuff (which was adapted for the stage and received an Arts Council Writer’s Award), First Frost (co-written under the pseudonym James Henry) and Get Me Out Of Here. His latest novel, Good Dark Night, was published by Little, Brown in 2019 (under the pseudonym Harry Brett), and is the third in The Goodwin crime family series. He also co-edited a collection of essays, Domestic Noir: The New Face of 21st Century Crime Fiction (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). He has been a literary critic for many years (including Books Editor of the Daily Mirror and Literary Editor of Esquire Magazine) and has judged numerous awards, including the John Llewellyn Rhys prize and the Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year.

He is a The Folio Prize academician. He was 2008 UEA Creative Writing Fellow. He has taught Creative Writing at all undergraduate and graduate levels at UEA, and he supervises Creative/Critical PhDs. He is the co-founder of the ‘Norwich Crime Writing Festival’, and the lead on the landmark Arts Council England funded Future and Form of Literature digital creative installation and research project.