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Natalie Haynes

Natalie Haynes is a writer and broadcaster and - according to the the Washington Post - a rock star mythologist. Her first novel, "The Amber Fury", was published to great acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic, as was "The Ancient Guide to Modern Life", her previous book. Her retelling of the Trojan War, "A Thousand Ships", was published in 2019 and was shortlisted for the Womens' Prize for Fiction in 2020. It has been translated into multiple languages.

Her eagerly anticipated book, "Stone Blind", is published in September 2022 and retells the myth of Medusa. She writes for the Guardian and is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4: reviewing for Front Row and Saturday Review. Seven series of her show, Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics, have been broadcast on Radio 4 and are available now on BBC Sounds.

You can find out more on her website

Natalie Haynes
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