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My Story – Samantha Grosser Author

I grew up in Bristol, England, before moving to London to study English Literature at the Polytechnic of North London, graduating with a BA Hons in 1988.

A nine-month stint at a public relations company after graduating furnished me with the funds to go travelling and I spent about 18 months in Asia and Australia, returning home via the Trans Siberian Express. A year later found me teaching English in Tokyo, where I met my Australian husband, and developed an ongoing love for all things Japanese. I now live in Sydney with my husband and son.

Another Time and Place is my first novel and was originally published by Macmillan New Writing in 2006.

Some Trivia

  • I don’t drink coffee but prefer tea

I prefer to write in the mornings

  • Walking is my cure for writer’s block, and helps to unwind any plot tangles
  • I prefer Winter to Summer – nothing beats a warm quilt – but Spring and Autumn are best
  • I still prefer to read physical books – the touch and smell of the pages is part of the experience of reading for me