Beatrice Hitchman

Beatrice Hitchman is an author and academic.


Her first novel Petite Mort was published in 2013 by Serpent’s Tail. It was nominated for the Desmond Elliott Prize, the Polari Prize, the HWA Debut Prize and the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Prize. It was also adapted into a ten-part Woman’s Hour drama on Radio 4.


Her second novel, All of You Every Single One, will be published on August 5th 2021.


Born in London in 1980, she has lived in Hong Kong, Edinburgh and Paris. She works as a Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Brighton. Her research focuses on contemporary queer fiction, the ethics of historical fiction, writing the remote past, and the endings/closure events of novels.