Milton Keynes, England
||Writer & Teacher
||Horror & supernatural, fantasy, young adult
- Stephen King, James Herbert
Sarah Pinborough is an English-born horror writer whose books have found success in the United States. Her works have previously been compared to that of Bentley Little, Richard Laymon and Dean Koontz. She also writes fantasy novels for children under the name Sarah Silverwood.
Pinborough was born in Buckinghamshire in 1972. Because of her father's career as a diplomat, much of Sarah's early childhood was spent travelling in the Middle East. From the ages of eight to eighteen Sarah attended boarding school, which she claims has influenced her writing.
Pinborough trained to be a secondary school teacher after a brief marriage, while still writing her novels. She taught for three years at the Lord Grey School before moving onto Lea Manor High School in Luton. Pinborough also taught at Walton High, Milton Keynes Afterwards.
Awards and Nominations
The Language of Dying: 2009 Shirley Jackson Award finalist
"Our Man in the Sudan": 2009 World Fantasy Award finalist
- The Hidden (2004, Leisure Books)
- The Reckoning (2005, Leisure Books)
- Breeding Ground (2006, Leisure Books)
- The Taken (2007, Leisure Books)
- Tower Hill (2008, Leisure Books)
- Feeding Ground (2009, Leisure Books)
- Torchwood: Into The Silence (2009, Random House)
- Torchwood: Long Time Dead (2011, Random House)
The Dog-Faced Gods series
- A Matter of Blood (2010, Gollancz Books)
As Sarah Silverwood
The Nowhere Chronicles
- The Double-edged Sword (2010, Gollancz)
- The Traitor's Gate (2011, Gollancz) - forthcoming
- The London Stone (2012, Gollancz) - forthcoming
- Waiting For October (2007, Dark Arts Books) - a book of the combined short stories of Sarah Pinborough, Adam Pepper, Jeff Strand and Jeffrey Thomas
- The Language of Dying (2009, PS Publishing)
- Hellbound Hearts (2009, Pocket Books) edited by Paul Kane and Marie O'Regan - Pinborough contributed "The Confessor's Tale"
- Zombie Apocalypse! edited by Stephen Jones (2010, Running Press) - Pinborough contributed "Diary Entry #1", "Diary Entry #2" and "Diary Entry #3"
- ^ Biography on Sarah's Homepage
- ^ Biography on Sarah Pinborough's Homepage
- ^ World Fantasy Convention (2010). "Award Winners and Nominees". http://www.worldfantasy.org/awards/awardslist.html/. Retrieved 04 Feb 2011.