Lie Beside Me is the new novel by UEA alumna Gytha Lodge and is published by Michael Joseph this week. Gytha graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Scriptwriting) in 2013, having previously won the Geoffrey Whitworth Award For Best UK Play in 2009 and the Fringe Award For Best New Play in 2010. Following graduation she was shortlisted for the Yeovil Literary Prize and accrued over five million reads on Wattpad for her young adult and children’s writing. Her debut novel She Lies In Wait was published in 2019 and was a Richard & Judy Book Club selection and was shortlisted for the Waverton Good Read Award. Watching From The Dark, her second novel, was published by Michael Joseph last year.