Anna Hope discusses the importance of location to her writing, and delves into the wild landscape that inspired Sharston, the asylum in her novel The Ballroom
ANNA HOPE studied at Oxford University and RADA. She is the internationally prizewinning and bestselling author of Wake and The Ballroom. Her contemporary fiction debut, Expectation, explores themes of love, lust, motherhood, and feminism, while asking the greater question of what defines a generation. She lives in Sussex with her husband and young daughter.