Sally-Anne is a writer, film maker and artist. She lives in Norfolk with her husband, a large dog called Blue and a very pretty kitty called Molly . For most of her life she has worked as a television producer making documentaries and short films for BBC, C4, ITV, and Animal Planet. Most recently she has produced and directed The search for the lost manuscript: Julian of Norwich, a BBC 4 documentary about the fourteenth century mystic who was the first woman to write a book in English, winner of the Royal Television Society East – Best Factual Documentary Award 2017. She also works with children and young people to make films.
Her first novel Live like Your Head’s on Fire, a book for young adults aged 12 plus, was long listed for the FISH Publications Children’s Fiction Prize. She was an Escalator 2016 winner and worked with Writers’ Centre Norwich on a new draft of the novel. To find out about Escalator 2016 and read an extract from Live Like Your Head’s Fire – click the link. She has been awarded a Grant for the Arts Award to write her second novel Dancing with Dogs.
She graduated from Norwich School of Art in 2002 and has exhibited at Salthouse, Mills and Reeves, and most recently at The Burning Bush Barn Contemplative Arts Space and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
She loves to dance – particularly she loves to dance fast. With husband Tony Wright she teaches Lindy Hop and Balboa at Platform 12 on St Bennedicts Street in Norwich on Wednesday evenings.