"Zosia writes well with a great eye for character"

Biography

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Zosia Wand is an established writer for radio and stage and the author of 4 novels. She currently has 2 original TV dramas in development.

 

In 1999 she gained an MA with distinction in Creative Writing from Lancaster University. She has had several plays and a drama serial broadcast on BBC Radio 4:A Half Name For A Half Person, 2002) Between Friends (2003) Heft Like the Herdwick, a collaborative project with 10 new writers (2006) The Inextinguishable Fire (2006) and Between (2007). The Treehouse, a psychological thriller in 5 parts, was broadcast on Radio 4 in May 2014.  Bones was broadcast as part of the BBC Contains Strong Language festival in 2020. Ii

Her stage play, Quicksand was premiered at The Dukes Playhouse, Lancaster, in January 2011 and sold out during its run at Theatre By The Lake in Keswick. She wrote and performed the monologue, Pearl, at the Brewery Arts Centre Kendal (November 2012) for Paines Plough Theatre Company's Come To Where I'm From project, and was one of the commissioned writers for Blackout, a piece of immersive, site specific theatre at the Dukes, with the North West Alligator's Club (March 2013). In 2014 she was commissioned to write the Lancaster Williamson Park show for the Dukes Theatre, Hansel and Gretel and More Tales From The Forest.  in 2018 she selected for the Royal Court Northern Writers Programme.

 

Her first novel, Trust Me, was  published by Head of Zeus in October 2017 and The Accusation followed in 2018.  In 2020 she published Once Upon A Place and The Treehouse in 2021.