‘Alarm Girl’ is the first novel by UEA alumna Hannah Vincent and has recently been published by Myriad Editions. Hannah (pictured) graduated from the BA in Drama and English at UEA in 1987 and began her writing life as a playwright before completing an MA in Creative & Critical Writing at Kingston University in 2012. Her plays include ‘The Burrow’ and ‘Throwing Stones’ (Royal Court Theatre) and ‘Hang’ (National Theatre Studio). Between1996 and 2001 she worked for the BBC as a television script editor, and now teaches Creative Writing for the Open University while studying for a PhD at the University of Sussex. An extract from ‘Alarm Girl’ was shortlisted for the Writer’s Retreat Competition and the 2013 Hookline Novel Competition.