Other books: Tipping the Velvet, Affinity, The Night Watch, The Little Stranger. Adaptations: Award-winning adaptations of Tipping the Velvet, Fingersmith and The Night Watch for the BBC; Affinity for ITV; Tipping the Velvet (written
by Laura Wade, for Lyric Theatre/ Edinburgh Lyceum); The Little Stranger is in development as a feature film with Potboiler Productions. Play: The Frozen Scream (with Christopher Green). Awards: Betty Trask Award (Tipping the Velvet); Somerset Maugham Award, The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award, short-listed for the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize (Affinity); short-listed for the Man Booker Prize and the Orange Prize (Fingersmith, Nightwatch); South Bank Show Award for Literature, the CWA Historical Dagger (Fingersmith); short- listed for the Man Booker Prize and the South Bank Show Literature Award (The Little Stranger). Waters was included on Granta’s prestigious list of “Best of Young British Novelists 2003,” voted Author of the Year, British Book Awards and the BA Conference, and won Waterstone’s Author of the Year Award. Education: PhD, English Literature, Queen Mary, University of London.