‘Hyacinth Girls’ by Lauren Frankel
Hyacinth Girls is the debut novel by UEA alumna Lauren Frankel and is published this week by Crown Publishers in the USA. Lauren (pictured) grew up in Stratford, Connecticut and studied English at Vassar College in New York State. In 2005 she graduated from the UEA MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction), when she was the recipient of that year’s David Higham Award. She now lives with her husband and son in England.