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Erinna Mettler

radio tv scriptwriter storyteller novelist

About Erinna Mettler

Erinna Mettler is a Brighton-based writer, and tutor. Her first novel, Starlings, was published in 2011 and described by one critic as doing for Brighton what The Wire did for Baltimore. She is a founder and co-director of The Brighton Prize for short fiction and of the spoken word group Rattle Tales. Her stories have been published internationally and short-listed for The Bristol Prize, The Fish Prize and The Writers & Artists Yearbook Award.  Her career highlight was having a short story read by a Game of Thrones actor at Latitude Festival. Erinna’s new short story collection on the theme of fame, In The Future Everyone Will Be World Famous For Fifteen Minutes, is currently crowd-funding  with Unbound Publishing - to pledge go to


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Erinna Mettler is based in east sussex


E-mail: erinnamettler@gmail.com