IMG_4716Anna Sayburn Lane is a novelist, short story writer and storyteller, inspired by the history and contemporary life of London. She is seeking publication for her first novel, Unlawful Things, and working on novel number two.

She has published award-winning short stories in a number of magazines, including Mslexia, Scribble and One Eye Grey. She has told stories at London club The Story Party and One Eye Grey’s Halloween event, Moon Over the Lido.


‘Conservation’ by Anna Sayburn Lane: a powerful and profound contemporary piece…It’s a punch to the stomach, a story that will haunt and touch its readers deeply. There is also great beauty (and love) in the detail. Like the best short stories, its power cannot be paraphrased, only experienced.

Alison Macleod, judge of Mslexia Short Story Competition 2015.

Anna Sayburn is also a medical journalist who blogs on medicine at annasayburn.wordpress.com.

To get in touch, drop an email to annasayburn[at]gmail.com.


4 responses to “About

  1. Really like your blog, beautifully done. I’ve been studying it for most of the day (aside from cooking and walking and bell-ringing and other Sunday things) because I’ve just started my own WP blog and I very much admire the way you’ve got yours. The BB has made me wistful for London; but, at the same time, full of gladness too. Best wishes with the novel, P

  2. Jim

    We hope to see the Bloomsbury Bluestockings at the Bloomsbury Summer Fete on Friday 13th July from 12 noon to 9.30pm. We will have the best real ale in town!
    We will be launching our dedicated web site soon.

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