‘Apple Tree Yard’ is the seventh novel by UEA alumna Louise Doughty and is published by Faber & Faber this week. Louise graduated from the MA in Creative Writing at UEA in 1987 and published her first novel, ‘Crazy Paving’, in 1995. Her sixth novel, ‘Whatever You Love’, was published in 2011 and shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award. It was also longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. She has won awards for her radio drama and short stories, and has published a creative writing guidebook, ‘A Novel in a Year’, based on her newspaper column in The Telegraph. Rights to ‘Apple Tree Yard’ have also been sold in nine territories worldwide.