Belinda Bauer

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Belinda Bauer

Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa. She has worked as a journalist and screenwriter, and her script The Locker Room earned her the Carl Foreman/Bafta award for Young British Screenwriters. She won the gold dagger for best crime novel of 2010 with her first novel, Blacklands. Belinda lives in Wales.


Interviewed 06 June 2015

Ten words to sum up your working life to date ...

Pressure, peace, intense, emotional, silence, frustrated, rewarding, surprising, satisfied, dissatisfied.

Nine things you can see from where you're sitting ...

Sparrows, clematis, bicycle, record collection, dogs, fishbowl, binoculars, books, USB chameleon.

Eight minutes to prepare a meal. What's it going to be ?

Crunchy peanut butter sandwich with milk.

Seven people you'd like to go for a drink with ...

Stephen King, Einstein, Russell Brand, Bill Bryson, Harper Lee and poker player Doyle Brunson.

Six things you can't live without ...

Dogs, chocolate, MP3 player, welly boots, sunglasses, laughter.

Five favourite words ...

Akimbo, freewheel, giddy, gallop, hope.

Four places you'd run away to ...

My house. My mum’s house. My sister’s house in France. Mars.

Three books you've bought recently ...

Andrew Wyeth’s autobiography, Daily Rituals by Mason Currey, An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield.

Two things that make you rant ...

Unfairness and cruelty.

One thing you'd tell your teenage self ...

Stay right there.