Gytha Lodge signs book deal for three crime thrillers
UEA alumna Gytha Lodge has signed a six-figure book deal with Michael Joseph for a series of three crime thrillers. Gytha (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Scriptwriting) at UEA in 2013, having previously read English at Corpus Christi, Cambridge. Her debut play The Funeral of Macie Loverett was the winner of the 2009 Geoffrey Whitworth Award, while her one-act play Otherwise won a Fringe award in 2010 and was selected for Leicester Square Theatre’s Best of the Fringe season. The first of her crime novels, She Lies in Wait, will be published in spring 2019.