Anna Mazzola is a writer of historical crime fiction. Her debut novel, The Unseeing, will be published in July 2016 (Tinder Press in the UK; Sourcebooks in the US).


The Unseeing is based on the life of a real woman called Sarah Gale who was convicted of aiding a murder in London in 1837. The novel has already won several competitions and Anna came runner up in the 2014 Grazia First Chapter competition judged by Sarah Waters.

Anna has also written and published several short stories. She is currently working on a second historical crime novel about a collector of folklore and fairy tales on the Isle of Skye in 1857.

Anna studied English at Pembroke College, Oxford, before becoming a criminal justice solicitor. She began writing after taking a creative writing course with Literary Kitchen in South London, and later attended the Novel Studio at City University.

She lives in London with her family.