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Mavis Cheek is the author of 15 books

‘Mavis Cheek may well be the spokes-woman for a generation.’ Observer

‘There has always been a touch of the Alan Bennett about Mavis Cheek. Both writers share an uncanny talent for capturing the cadences of the way we speak, and for re-creating them on the page so delicately and with such charm that it takes your breath away.’ Daily Mail

Mavis Cheek is the critically-acclaimed author of sixteen novels including Three Men on a Plane, Amenable Women, and most recently Beautiful Men.

Her work traces the lives and mishap-laden loves of smart, sharply drawn women navigating the absurdities of middle age.

 Find out where Mavis will be talking or running writers’ courses, get in touch and buy her books.


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Books & Stories Podcast

If you want to know a bit more about me here’s the link to an interview I did in July 2020 – the interviewer is Kay Hutchison who came to one of my Writers’ Residential Weeks in the beautiful, totally rural-by-the-sea Ty Newydd writing centre in Wales.  It’s more like a wide-ranging conversation than an […]

Ty Newydd 2019

The Welsh beating heart of writing courses – and for all comers – no Brexit there – Stephen May joins me at Lloyd George’s house – overlooking the sea – between 12 – 17 AUGUST 2019 for a course on that vital part of writing well – editing your fiction – the fine tuning – […]


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