I'm Sareeta Domingo, a writer and hopeful-but-realistic romantic (with a desperate need to qualify things). Born in Camberwell, South East London, I spent my formative years in Bahrain, when my family moved there for my father's job. I work as an editor at an imprint of Harper Collins that is legendary for its romantic fiction (hint hint) by day, and squeeze writing into my mornings, evenings and weekends (while doing loads of other really interesting stuff too, obviously...)
Having been commissioned to write erotic short stories published in compilations for Agent Provocateur, and then an erotic novella for Pavilion Books, I turned my hand to pursuing a (not quite so erotic, but sexy, emotional, tension-filled) story that had been on my mind for as long as I can remember. This became my first full-length novel, THE NEARNESS OF YOU (Piatkus, May 2016).
I write occasional reviews of contemporary romance books on my blog, The Palate Cleanser:
And I also share a Book of the Week every Thursday, 845-9am on the Morning Mari* Breakfast show on Worldwide FM (worldwidefm.net/), archived on this very website here:
In a full-circle manner, I now live back in South East London, with my husband, my cat, and my daydreams.
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Sareeta Domingo is the author of If I Don't Have You [Jacaranda Books, 2020], The Nearness of You [Piatkus/Little,Brown, 2016], and creator, editor and contributing writer of upcoming romantic fiction anthology Who's Loving You [Trapeze, 2021]. She has also written numerous erotic short stories and an erotic novella with Pavilion Books. Her books for Young Adults are published under S.A. Domingo, including Love, Secret Santa [Hachette Children's, 2019]. She has contributed to publications including gal-dem, Black Ballad, Stylist and Token Magazine, and has taken part in events for Hachette Books, Winchester Writers’ Festival, Black Girls Book Club and Bare Lit Festival among others. She lives in South East London.
sareetadomingo.com // @SareetaDomingo
Agent – Sara Keane at Keane Kataria: http://www.keanekataria.co.uk/
Image: Nwaka Okparaeke