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Mavis Cheek

Mavis Cheek is the author of 15 novels. Pause Between Acts won the She/John Menzies First Novel Prize in 1988 and her short stories are in various collections. Mavis has served on both PEN and The Society of Authors committees and was for three years the judge of the McKitterick Prize for Fiction.  She is a Fellow of MacDowell Colony, USA and has been the Royal Literature Fund Fellow at both Chichester University and the University of Reading. She is a regular tutor for Arvon.