Agent : Oli Munson
Mari Hannah is a multi-award winning author whose authentic voice is no happy accident. A former probation officer, Mari turned to scriptwriting when her career was cut short following an assault on duty. Her debut, The Murder Wall (adapted from a script she developed with the BBC) won her the Polari First Book Prize. Its follow-up, Settled Blood, picked up a Northern Writers’ Award. She went on to win the CWA Dagger in the Library 2017 and is currently Reader-in-Residence for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival. She lives in rural Northumberland with her partner, an ex-murder detective.
Mari was interviewed for Write On about how her love of the North East has influenced her writing and reveals plans for a television series.