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Miranda Sawyer

This award-winning writer and broadcaster grew up in Wilmslow, Cheshire, before moving to Oxford to read Law and then on to London to begin her career as a journalist.

Miranda Sawyer

In 1993, she was the youngest ever winner of the PPA Magazine Writer of the Year award for her work on Select magazine.

She wrote a column for Time Out between 1993 and 1996 and one for The Mirror from 2000 to 2003.

She is a feature writer for The Observer, is Esquire's motoring correspondent and a contributing editor for The Face.

Her writing appears in GQ, Vogue and The Guardian and she is a regular critic on arts shows across all media.

Miranda wrote, researched and presented an hour long documentary for Channel 4 about the age of consent entitled Sex Before 16: How The Law Is Failing.

Her first book Park and Ride, a travel book on the Great British suburbs, was published by Little, Brown and Company in 1999 and has been reprinted several times.

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