Writer

    Sadie has devised & written original comedy & entertainment formats for broadcasters including the BBC, Comedy Central, Sky & Channel 4. She received commendations at the UK Broadcast Awards & Rose d’Or Television Festival for comedy series Dinner Party. She won a BBC Talent competition for sketch series Sack the Writer. She worked as a writer & development producer for BBC Fiction Lab and Channel 4 Comedy Lab. She currently writes, produces & presents comedy and documentaries for Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK). She’s a writer and script editor for Greenhouse Media (GMI) and Clever Films. Since 2019 she’s collaborated on indie film projects with Contro Vento Films.

    Sadie’s first foray into children’s stories The Wishing Machine was published in 2014. Her second novel is in development with a publisher. She writes & performs a monthly humor column for RTHK Radio 3‘s 123 Show, Sharp Pains, which has also been published in the South China Morning Post‘s Post Magazine, and a column as ‘Miss Adventure‘ for Hong Kong Buzz. She was a contributor in a Celebrity Cookbook, raising funds for The Prince’s Trust. She’s editing a charity cookbook raising funds for the homeless in Hong Kong.

    In Nov 2020 she was awarded a place in the Proverse Poetry Prize Anthology for her first (and only) poem, War of Voices. The anthology, Mingled Voices 5, was published as an ebook and in paperback by Proverse Publishing and Chinese University Press April 22, 2021. In July 2021 she performed the poem at the HKU Libraries Reading Club and recorded it for the Voice Your Passion poetry channel.

    She’s a member of SCBWI, the Women in Publishing Society and the Hong Kong Writers Circle. Her short story Shitstorm was published in the Circle’s 2021 anthology, After the Storm, and launched at the 2021 Hong Kong International Literary Festival Nov 12. She’s contributing short stories to 2022 anthologies: Imprint 21 (WiPS) and Book of Changes, a collaboration between HKWC and the Writers Roundtable that will launch at the 2022 Hong Kong International Literary Festival. On Dec 12, 2021 her ‘3 terrifying short stories‘ were published in the festive edition of the SCMP‘s Post Magazine.

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