Lynne Bryan

Author: Lynne Bryan
Lynne Bryan’s most recent publications are her essay ‘Surfacing’ included in the catalogue for artist Clare Jarrett’s solo show The Sorting Table (Suffolk 2021), and her memoir Iron Man (Salt 2021) about life with her disabled father. Iron Man, described by novelist Tessa Hadley as ‘stunning’, won the Biography and Memoir category of the East Anglian Book Awards 2022. Lynne is also author of a story collection, Envy at the Cheese Handout (Faber), and the novels Gorgeous and Like Rabbits (Sceptre), and has co-edited six anthologies of prose. Her work’s been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and her story ‘A Regular Thing’ was made into an award-winning Danish film. She co-organised the literary development organisation Words & Women for seven years. Words & Women was runner-up in the Women in Publishing New Venture Award in 2015 & 2016, and was awarded a Norfolk Arts’ Outstanding Contribution to the Arts Award 2018. Lynne teaches at the National Centre for Writing, Norwich.