Lynne Bryan is the author of the short story collection, Envy at the Cheese Handout (Faber & Faber), and the novels Gorgeous and Like Rabbits (Sceptre). She has co-edited six anthologies of short prose, her work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and her story A Regular Thing was made into an award-winning Danish short film. For many years, she helped run Words and Women, a literary organisation which supported women writers in the East of England. Lynne currently teaches at the National Centre of Writing. Her memoir Iron Man was published by Salt and was the winner of the 2022 East Anglian Book of the Year Award.