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Name  Sarah Bilston
Role  Author

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Books  The awkward age in wo, Bed Rest, Sleepless Nights

Education  University College London

Sarah Bilston is a British author and professor of English literature at Trinity College, Hartford. Bilston was born in Suffolk and studied at University College London and Oxford University. She currently resides in Connecticut with her husband and three children. She has written three books: The Awkward Age in Women’s Popular Fiction, 1850-1900 and two novels, Bed Rest and Sleepless Nights.



Bed Rest tells the story of Quinn ‘Q’ Boothroyd, an English lawyer in New York who must go on bed rest for two months before the birth of her first child. It was published in May 2006 by HarperCollins (US) and March 2007 by Sphere (UK).

The sequel, Sleepless Nights, was published in December 2008.

The Awkward Age in Women’s Popular Fiction, 1850-1900: Girls and the Transition to Womanhood was published in 2004 by Oxford University Press.


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