Amanda Saint is a novelist and short story writer. Her debut novel, As If I Were A River, was selected as a NetGalley Top 10 Book of the Month, longlisted for the Guardian Not the Booker Prize, and chosen as a Top 20 Book of 2016 by the Book Magnet Blog. Her short stories have been widely published in anthologies and literary magazines and been longlisted and shortlisted for, or won, various prizes. When she's not writing fiction, Amanda works as a freelance journalist writing features for international magazines about environmental sustainability. She also runs her own creative writing business, Retreat West, through which she runs writing retreats, courses and competitions; and an independent publishing house, Retreat West Books.
Find out more on her websites: http://amandasaint.net and http://retreatwest.co.uk